Melvin Raymond Berthold

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Melvin Raymond Berthold of Pearl River County Mississippi passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the age of 89.

Visitation will be held 10:00 a.m. -10:45 a.m., Thursday, June 27, 2019 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. A Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at New Palestine Cemetery, under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.

Melvin was a retired Supervisor for New Orleans Public Service and a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

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Survivors include two sons: Craig Berthold and his wife Cynthia of New Orleans, Louisiana; and Robert Berthold and his wife Sherri of Slidell, Louisiana; two daughters: Angele Reid and her husband, Patrick of Beaumont, Texas and Anne Marie Parker and her husband, Victor of Carriere, Mississippi; four grandchildren: Kristin and her husband Perry, Sean Patrick, Hunter and Samantha; three great-grandchildren: Parker, Walker and Weston.

Preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lottie Berthold; his loving wife of 67 years, Joan Botti Berthold, and his daughter, Manette Cole.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website for the obituary. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories at