Stephen Berardi

BERARDI, Stephen Joseph “Sonny” Jr., 69, of Glen Easton, WV, died Monday, April 1, 2013 at home.

He was born May 23, 1943 in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Stephen Joseph, Sr. and Anna Marie Vidonic Berardi.

Stephen was a retired employee of Hanlin, Co. of Moundsville; a member of the Cameron American Legion, the NRA and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Leigh Berardi, and a grandson, Stephen James Berardi, Jr.

Surviving are three sons, Stephen James (Cathy) Berardi, Sr., Mark (Sharon) Berardi and Reece (Shelley) Berardi, all of Glen Easton; five grandchildren, Gregory, Ashley, Caitlyn, Erica and Shelby Berardi; four great-grandchildren, Hunter, Sarah, Kaylee and Stephanie; two sisters, Barbara (William) Farrell of Windsor Heights, WV and Paula (Robert) Whiteside of St. Clairsville, OH; several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2013 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville, with Rev. Ranjan Ekka as celebrant.

Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville.

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