Services for Jonathan Arthur Berkowitz, 24, a Holiday Fitness Centertrainer in Towson, will take place at 2 p.m. today at the Witzke Funeral Home, 5555 Twin Knolls Road.
Mr. Berkowitz, a 1985 graduate of Centennial High School who lived on Racegate Run in Columbia, died Friday of complications from a bacterial infection at Deaton Hospitaland Medical Center in Baltimore.
For 14 months, Mr. Berkowitz had been in a coma as a result of anOct. 7, 1990, car accident. He was the passenger in a westbound car on Caves Road in Baltimore County that left the road and killed the driver.
Mr. Berkowitz graduated from Frostburg State University with a bachelor of science degree in May 1990.
While at Frostburg, hecompeted in lacrosse and rugby and was a member of the college's sports fraternity, Kappa Zeta Chi. He created artwork and especially enjoyed line drawings.
He is survived by his parents, Anne and David Berkowitz of Columbia, and his sister, Rachel, also of Columbia.
The family has suggested memorial contributions to the Nancy Cruzan Foundation, 217 Cass St., Cartersville, Mo. 64835. The foundation provides support to families with members on life support systems and education for medical workers caring for patients in a persistent vegetative state.