JoElla Berger, 82, passed away June 11, 2018. Born April 10, 1936 in Florien, LA to Nora Mae (Weldon) and Floyd Hardcastle. She met her husband Paul W. Berger while working as a waitress in Leesville, LA, where Paul was stationed with the Army at Fort (Camp) Polk, LA. They were married on June 3, 1952. She was retired from Massillon State Hospital (NKA-Heartland Behavioral Health). JoElla is preceded in death by her parents, 5 siblings, husband, daughter Marta Jo Berger Marsh-Freetage and grandson Ronald W. Marsh. She is survived by her children, Gary (Debbie) Berger, Mickey Berger, Ron (Kay) Berger and Sandra (David) Peffer; grandchildren Andrea (Matt) Biehl, Ben (Kellie) Berger, Craig (Nicole) Berger and Lindsey Berger; great grandchildren Logan, Collin, Allyson, Alexis, Zackary, Shane, Audrey, Raelyn and Roni Marie and sister Pat (Troy) Nolen. Funeral service will be at 1 PM on Friday June 15, 2018 at Reed Funeral Home CANTON CHAPEL with Rev. Kevin K. Thomas officiating. Family and friends may visit from 11-1 PM on Friday prior to the service. Burial will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Stark County Humane Society. The family invites you to visit www.reedfuneralhome.com.