JoAnne Cole Bernacchi

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JoAnne Cole Bernacchi
AIKEN, SC - Mrs. JoAnne Cole Bernacchi, 59, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at her residence.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday in the Shellhouse Funeral Home chapel, Hayne Ave. The Reverend Ken McDonald will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service.
JoAnne was born in St. Petersburg, FL, a daughter of Mary Vondenberger Cole Wallace, Lexington, SC, and the late John H. Cole, Jr. She had been a resident of Aiken for the last 30 years, and was the office manager for Help, Inc.
In addition to her mother, JoAnne is survived by her beloved husband, Kenneth Allen Bernacchi; daughters, Barbara Wise Padgett, Sabrina Gavinson, sons, David S. (Courtney) Wise, IV, Fabian (Mary) Gavin; grandchildren, David Wise, V, Skyler Wise, Bryson Wise, Pierce Wise, Nicholas Wise, Triniti Gavin, Joseph Bunn, Ivory Bunn; sisters, Deborah (Mark) Williamson, Columbia, SC, Diana Hutson, Aiken; brother, John H. (Jeanette) Cole, III, Ephrate, WA; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, James D. Cole, and her step father, Rick W. Wallace.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Cumbee Center, 135 Lancaster St SW, Aiken, SC 29801.
The family would like to thank Trinity Hospice, and all of JoAnne's special friends.
JoAnne's online guest book may be signed by visiting
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Shellhouse Funeral Home, Inc. - Aiken
924 Hayne Ave.
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 642-3456
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Oct. 29, 2015