Virginia Musmanno Berardino

On Sat., April 26, 2003, age 93, of the Schenley House Apartments, Oakland; wife of the late Michael Berardino, Sr; stepmother of the late Michael Berardino, Jr; step-grandmother of Jeanne Berdik, Gerard Berardino and Michelle Lucas; daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Calabrese Musmanno; sister of the late Supreme Court Justice Michael A. Musmanno, Madeline Musmanno, Pasquale Musmanno, Sam Musmanno, Mary Cercone, Katherine Guarino, Anna St Lucia Williamson and Neal Musmanno; aunt of Dr. Gilbert R. Williamson, Judge William F. Cercone, Dr. Neal V. Musmanno, Gloria Rondy, Teresa Redmond and the late Harry Williamson; also survived by many step great-grandchildren; grandnieces and nephews; and great-grandnieces and nephews. A former Teacher of French in Stowe Township High School and at Schenley High School in Pittsburgh, Mrs. Berardino was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and studied foreign languages at the Sorbonne, Paris, University of San Carlos, Guatemala City and Sophia University, Tokyo. Interested in foreign culture, she was a world traveler. Mrs. Berardino was a member of the College Club of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Athletic Assoc., the Civic Center AARP and St Paul Cathedral. No visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday 10:30 am in St Paul Cathedral. Entombment Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Justice Michael A. Musmanno Memorial Library at Duquesne University, Pgh., PA 15219. Arrange by H. SAMSON, INC. (412) 621-2800
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H. Samson, Inc.
1032 Perry Highway Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(412) 621-2800

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Apr. 28, 2003