John Kenneth Bernhard, 39, of 22 Oberg Ave., Mt. Jewett, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at his residence.
Born Jan. 7, 1974, in Kane, he was a son of Ken and Sally Verolini Bernhard.
John, a graduate of Kane Area High School, had been employed by PennDOT for many years. He also had helped with the SSG. Ken VanGiesen Memorial Fallen Soldier Foundation which honors Ken VanGiesen and all fallen American soldiers.
Surviving, in addition to his parents of Corry, are a son, Nikolas Bernhard of Mt. Jewett; a sister, Amy Bernhard of Corry; his maternal grandparents, John and Jeannie Verolini of Kushequa; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He also leaves behind his beloved dogs, Macy, Shooter and Zaina.
Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, James and Helen Bernhard.
Friends will be received at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. in Mt. Jewett from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m Tuesday. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nebo Chapel in Mt. Jewett with the Rev. Dr. Darrel Justh, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Nebo Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the SSG. Ken Van Giesen Memorial Fallen Soldier Foundation or the McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Avenue, Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com .