James R. Bernardo, Sr., 70, of 1151 Chapel Street, New Haven passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012 at his home. Born in New Haven on January 18, 1942; son of the late Joseph and Mary Bogart Bernardo. James had worked for the State of CT Department of Transportation and served his country faithfully in the U.S. Army. Father of James R. (Wendy) Bernardo, Jr. of North Haven. Grandfather of Ryan and Hannah Bernardo. Brother of Joseph Bernardo of Branford, Mary Long of West Haven and Phyllis Rice of Milford.
Funeral Services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Sunday afternoon at 2:30 pm. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 pm until time of service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, I-91Tech Center #3, Rocky Hill, Ct 06067.