SHERBORN – John C. Bernardi, 62, a longtime resident of Sherborn, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 after a tragic accident while vacationing with friends in Harpswell, Maine
Born in Framingham on July 16, 1955, he was the son of the late Dorothy (Johnson) and the late James Bernardi.
He was the beloved husband of 42 years to Cathy (Ouellette) Bernardi of Sherborn.
He John was employed by Ken’s Foods Inc. for 33 years and most recently Natick Green Condominiums for the past 11 years.
Bernardi recently retired on March 1, 2018. He also served as a proud Marine Reservist.
Besides his family and friends, John’s passions in life were the New England Patriots, working in his yard and enjoying a good book while vacationing on different island beaches with his best friend Cathy.
He leaves his wife Cathy, his son Christopher and his wife Denise of Medway, his daughter Shannon and her husband John Deletti of Framingham. He also leaves his four precious grandchildren Cole and Drew Deletti of Framingham and Chloe and Ellie Bernardi of Medway.
Bernardi leaves his siblings, James and his wife Lorraine of Clearwater, FL, Ronald and his wife Judi of Westbrook, ME, Deborah and her husband Paul Dassau of Franklin, Dianne and her husband William Kerrissey of Millis, Kenneth Foster of Kennebunkport, ME, Leonard Foster of Wells, ME, Tamara and her husband John Carroll of Gorham, ME and Michael Burrows of Hollis, ME.
He leaves his favorite uncle, Russell Johnson of Framingham, who was like a dad to him. There is also a multitude of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours at the Norton Funeral Home, 53 Beech Street in Framingham will be Friday, June 8,from 4 to 8 p.m.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass on Saturday June 9, 2018 at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen Church, 251 Concord Street in Framingham.
Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery in Sherborn.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.