Theresa M. Bernath
AGE: 82 • Bethlehem, Pa.
Theresa M. Bernath, 82, of Bethlehem, Pa., died Nov. 19, 2013 at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. She was born in Scranton, Pa. & grew up in the Dunellen and Green Brook area. She had lived in Bethlehem for the past 25 years. Her husband Derwent, died in 2009. Theresa worked as a day care provider for the Hanover Township Community Day Care Center in Bethlehem for 4 years. Prior to that she worked in the cafeterias of Green Brook High School & Piscataway Tech. Many years ago she was also a saleslady for the Bon Ton stores. She was a former member of St. John's Church in Dunellen & currently a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Bethlehem.
Surviving is a son John & his wife Margo of Glen Gardner, 2 daughters Diane Bernath & her companion Dennis of Boston, Mass., Carol Ann Macaluso & her husband John of Barrington,RI., 2 sisters Bernice Coletta of Green Brook, Dolores Blair of Piscataway, a brother Ralph LaCanna of Watchung, & 2 grandchildren Matthew & Jenna.
Visiting will be Fri. 7-9PM at the Sheenan Funeral Home, 233 Dunellen Ave., Dunellen NJ. There will be a 9AM Mass of Christian Burial on Sat. at St. John's Church. Cremation will be private.
Donations in Theresa's name would be appreciated to the Navy-Marine Corp Relief Society, 875 No. Randolph St., Suite 225, Arlington, Va. 22203.