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Bernard Arteno

June 24, 2019

The family will be holding a private Celebration of Bernie’s life.

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On Monday, June 24, 2019, Bernard Arteno, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at age 75.

Bernie was born on April 8, 1944 in Ravenna Ohio to Joseph and Catherine Arteno. He worked as a mechanic and engineer for 47 years. On October 19, 1985, he married JoDee LaScala. He raised three sons: Jon, David, and Dominic.

After Bernie retired, he developed a passion for woodwork. He built beautiful pieces of furniture for his house and family. He enjoyed collecting model trains. You could find Bernie spending most of his time working in the yard and drinking coffee with neighbors on the porch. Bernie is known for loving his family with all his heart and the way he served others over himself. He brought much joy in the lives of the people he was close to.

Bernie is preceded in death by his father Joseph, mother Catherine, brother Walter, sister Shirley and brother-in-law Earl. He is survived by his wife JoDee, his three sons Jon and wife Jackie, David, and Dominic, grandson Nicholas, brothers Tommy and Gordon, and several nieces and nephews.

The family will be holding a private Celebration of Bernie’s life.