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Dr. Patrick “Pat’ J. Berkos (aka Patman)

January 14, 1950 - November 4, 2020

Dr. Patrick “Pat’ J. Berkos (aka Patman) Dr. Patrick “Pat’ J. Berkos (aka Patman)
    November 9, 2020 | 3:30 to 7:30 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
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Dr. Patrick “Pat”  J. Berkos (aka Patman) age 70, of St. Charles, passed away November 4, 2020. He was born to Manuel and Florence Berkos on January 14, 1950 in Berwyn, Illinois. Pat earned his Master’s degree in Psychology at George Williams College, his Doctorate Degree and his Post Doctoral Certification in Psychopharmacology at Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Berkos opened his private practice in St. Charles in the early 1980s and continued to serve his patients for over 40 years.

Pat enjoyed music and was a talented drummer and guitarist. His other interests included golf, reading and continually learning new things.  He will always be remembered for his ability to deliver a quick joke and make people laugh (or groan) and impress people with his many magic tricks.

He is survived by his wife Mary Michelle Berkos, son John (Dorothy Flisk) Berkos, daughter Gretchen Berkos, two step-daughters Rosemary (Chris) Fry, Holly (Bradley) Becker, four grandchildren; Shawn and Sophia Sheaffer, Cecilia and Elizabeth Fry, brother Ray Sedlak, sister-in-law Lorraine Berkos, and father-in-law Earl Krueger.

Patrick was preceded in death by his brother Michael Berkos.

Visitation will be 3:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M., Monday, November 9, 2020, at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Patrick’s memory to: Little Kids Rock Katharine W. Hoffman Chicago Council at






Sabrina Grienke from Carbondale, KS

"I am so sorry to hear about Pat. He was always such a kind gentleman. He was always welcoming and seemed to always have a smile. I know he raised a great son and John will be sure to let his father's memory live on through him."

Linda Mancini from Warwick, NY

"So very sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Berkos. My sincere condolences and prayers for his his family especially my friend, his son , John. My prayers are with them now and in the future. God bless."

Maria Kirk from Binghamton , NY

"Michelle and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know Pat was the center of your lives and his absence will be felt for a long time. I pray that your memories of happy and joy filled times will help you as you journey this path. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️"

Diane Sasso from Delray Beach, FL

"My heartfelt condolences to The Berkos Family.It was a true pleasure to have know Pat and may he inspire us all to live with a smile and kindness everyday .God bless him in his journey."

Rita from Elgin, IL

"I will cherish many memories of Pat..his love of music, his quick wit, many jokes and smiles, along with his passion for his work. May God be near as you all mourn. May memories be cherished!"

Jane&Sam Senn from Olathe, KS

"Michelle, Sam & I are so sad to here of Pat's passing. We wish we could be there but we will be praying for you and all the family. We're so sorry for your loss Michelle. Love Jane & Sam"

Kristen Weaver from Bonaire, GA

"He will be greatly missed, but Patrick will always be remembered by all his memories he made with all his loved ones. Rest in Peace."

Julie Debrey from Rock Island, IL

"I just heard about his passing, and I am so very sorry for your loss."

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