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“My deepest sympathies to Bob and the family.Truly breaks my heart to hear of Gunnar's passing. He was such a funny and sincere man. I have nothing...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: John Rush - Wakefield, MA

“I am so sorry to hear about the families loss.may the families hearts ♥ be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times the family shared...Read More »
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“Rest easy Gunnar! I have not seen him since before Thanksgiving, as I had enbarked on new endeavors. I am sad that he is gone, however, he loved...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Nicole Shaw - Saugus, MA - Friend

“Sorry for your loss myGunnar Rest In Peace ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Carol Muse - Wskefield, MA

“Our heartfelt condolences in the loss of your dear father Gunnar. He and your mother were friends with our mother at Bear Hill. He had a happy...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: The DeCourcy Family - Wakefield, MA


Gunnar H. Berggren, age 93, of Wakefield, died Monday, April 20 at the Bear Hill Nursing Home.

Born in Boston on December 16, 1926 he was the son of the late Carl and Klara (Tholinson) Berggren.

Mr. Berggren was raised and educated in Malden. He enlisted and proudly served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Navy. He was also a member of the Navy Seabees. He had retired from the Vacuum Barrier Company of Woburn after years of service.

He was the beloved husband of the late Pauline "Polly" (Gammons). He is survived by two sons; William Berggren of Allston and Robert Berggren and his wife Susan of Wakefield; his three grandchildren; Jillian, Amy, Kara and her husband Billy Sittig, and his great-grandson, Beau and his great granddaughter, Willa.

A private family Graveside Service will be held at Lakeside Cemetery in Wakefield.

Memorial donations may be made to the Bear Hill Resident Council Fund c/o Bear Hill Nursing Center, 11 North Street, Stoneham, MA 02180