Mary K. Bernardo, age 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 12, 2018. Mary was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA to Salvatore and Amelia Torchia. She graduated from Coughlin High School in 1948. In 1954 she married James “Jimmy” Bernardo in Saint Dominic’s church in Wilkes-Barre. Mary was a devoted wife and mother and dedicated her life to her family.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Angelina Mickler. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Jimmy and her treasured daughter, Jean Bernardo. Also left to cherish Mary’s memory are numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday March 20, at 11:00 am at Holy Rosary Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations in Mary’s memory to a charity of your choice.