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Official Obituary of

Gary K. Bernas

June 7, 1950 ~ March 25, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Gary Bernas Obituary

Gary Bernas, 73, of Conneaut, passed away on Monday March 25, 2024 at his home.  Born June 7, 1950 in Latrobe, Pa, he was the son of Frederick and Virginia (Callendar) Bernas.

Gary served in the US Navy as a communications Technician. Honorably discharged in 1974.

He went to Lock Haven University and received his Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in 1978.

Gary retired from Premix in North Kingsville.

He enjoyed rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, Penguins, and Penn State football. Traveling out west and visiting the National Parks, and going to Erie to watch the cadets drum and bugle corps.

He belonged to First Assembly of God in Conneaut, and was a former member of the Erie Thunderbirds Drum and Bugle Corps.

Survivors include his son, Craig (Erin) Bernas of Winnemucca, NV.; sister, Haidee Bernas of Latrobe, PA., nieces and nephews, Jeff and (Ramie) Hood of New Jersey, Dana and (Jeromy) Rowe of Derry PA, Brian Bernas of Greensburg PA and Christine Bernas Shellgren of Greensburg PA many friends and church family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Virginia of Latrobe, PA, his wife Deborah, siblings, Frederick ‘Bob’ Bernas of Greensburg Pa and Loraine Hood of Derry, PA.

Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday April 3, 2024 at the Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut, with Pastor Chris Steele officiating from First Assembly of God in Conneaut.

A burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the church.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Funeral Service
April 3, 2024

11:00 AM
Marcy Funeral Home
208 Liberty Street
Conneaut, OH 44030

April 3, 2024

12:15 PM
Glenwood Cemetery, Conneaut


First Assembly of God
389 W. Main Rd., Conneaut OH 44030


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