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David F. Bernath
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1948
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 2011
Lorain County
Ohio, USA

David F. Bernath, 63, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011 at home, following a long illness. He was born March 31, 1948 in Toledo.
David served with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. He was a union laborer in the construction trades.

David enjoyed spending time with his family. He was an avid sports fan, especially enjoying wrestling, The New York Yankees, The Ohio State Buckeyes and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Joni L. (nee Morgan); sons, Matt L. (Becky) of Spencer, Jason A. of Grafton; additional survivors include his mother, Phyllis Bernath (nee Baker); five grandchildren, Trinity, Breannah, Blake, Mason, Braxton; and a sister, Karen Mitchell of Clearwater, Florida.

David was preceded in death by his father, John Bernath; brother, John; and sister, Joan Johnson.
Friends may call 5 to 8 P.M., Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, where V.F.W. Post #1079 will provide full military honor services at 8 P.M. following visitation. Burial will be Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.

Memorial contributions in David's memory can be sent to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301, Attn: Gift Processing.

Online condolences can be expressed at

The Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, OH
Nov 14,2011 
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Medina County
Ohio, USA
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Record added: Nov 22, 2011
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