Bernardi, Louis of Brewster, NY, died Monday June 7, 2010 in Hawthorne, NY with his family at his side. He was 64.
Mr. Bernardi was born Dec. 21, 1945 in Lucca, Italy son of Palma (Berchielli) and the late Vittorio Bernardi. He left Italy in 1955 and settled in Yonkers, NY, where he graduated from Yonkers High School in 1964, then served with the U.S. Air Force from 1966 to 1970. In 1969 he married Theresa Russo in the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Yonkers. Mr. Bernardi worked as an Installer for Lucent Technologies for 25 yrs. before retiring in 2007. He moved to Brewster in 2004, was a member of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church and a past member of the Columbus League in Yonkers .
Besides his wife Theresa of Brewster and mother Palma Bernardi of Somers, NY, he is survived by his two daughters; Gina Bernardi Di Folco and her husband Gregory, Danielle Salvo and her husband David, both of Brewster, a sister Brunella Mastroddi of Somers, NY, and three grandsons Zachary, Matthew and Leo.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Sat. June 12, 10am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster, NY. Interment following at Ferncliff Mausoleum in Hartsdale, NY. Friends may call at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Thur. 7-9pm and Fri. from 2-4 & 7-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Bernardi’s memory may be made to Rosary Hill Home, 600 Linda Ave. Hawthorne, NY 10532.