Bernardi, Luigi “Lou” – Peacefully passed at the Welland Hospital on May 27, 2021 at the age of 78. Predeceased by his father Franco (2000) and his mother Olimpia (2015). Beloved and generous uncle of Kaitlin (Dwayne Warren) and Justin (Celicia Laurence). Dearly missed by his brother “Connie” Concezio and his wife Iris, their children Stephanie and David Bernardi, and his brother “Jack” Giacomo and his wife Kathryn.
Lou was born in Campo di Fano, P. L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italia, in 1942. He came to Canada in 1951 with his mother and brothers to join his father who had arrived in 1949.
The family sends a thank you to the nursing staff at the Welland Hospital and the Woolcott Wing for their care and kindness. Also, a very special thanks to his best friends; Robbie, Jimmy and Michelle for their constant support and companionship. Thank you to the March of Dimes staff for their compassion and care for maintaining Lou’s quality of life.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, visitation and funeral attendance will be private and by invitation only. The funeral service will be held at the WELLAND FUNERAL HOME, 827 Main St. Welland, Ontario followed by internment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the Bernardi family requests that any donations may be made in his memory to the March of Dimes or to a charity of your choice.
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