Aug. 30, 1938 - Dec. 14, 2012
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Karen Berardi, 74, of Fairfield died Friday at home after a short illness. Born Aug. 30, 1938 in Pekin, IL., she had been a Fairfield resident for 42 years.
She and her husband, Dr. Peter Berardi, D.C. owned and operated Berardi Chiropractic, Fairfield for 30 years until his death in 2000. She then worked as Office Manager for her son, Dr. Darrin Berardi, D.C. for the next 12 years.
Karen was past president and long time member of the BPOE Fairfield Elks Lodge #1976, Ladies of the Elks, and enjoyed many social activities through the years. She was also a member of Sons of Italy, Fairfield.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Darrin Berardi, D.C. (Anne DeLozier); her daughter, Erica Berardi, three grandchildren, Dominic and his mother, Ramona, Aundrea and Alexis; her sister, Judy (Elmer) Oelkers; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 1 to 2 p.m., followed by a Celebration of her life service at 2 p.m., at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, Fairfield with a reception immediately following.
Burial will be at Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery, next to her husband.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.bryanbraker.com.
Published in The Reporter on Dec. 18, 2012