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Bernardo J. "Bernie" Carducci

1952 - 2018
Bernardo J. "Bernie" Carducci Obituary
Bernardo J. "Bernie" Carducci

Jeffersonville - Bernardo J. "Bernie" Carducci, 66, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. The son of the late Edward and Mary Bosco Carducci, Bernie was born May 20, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan. He held a Doctorate of Psychology and taught at Indiana University Southeast for 37 years. He was Director of the IU Southeast Shyness Research Institute, President of the Italian American Association of Louisville, and was an original member of the Derby City Cigar Club. In his spare time, Bernie loved to travel. He had a zest for life, but above all he was a great Dad.

Survivors include his daughter, Rozana Carducci (Seth Taper); granddaughter, Caiden Maxine Carducci-Taper; siblings, Theresa Bunn (Jim), Joseph Carducci, and Mario Carducci; companion of 17 years, Kathleen Bailey; and several nephews.

Visitation will be 2 pm ~ 8 pm Thursday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany. His Funeral Mass will be 10 am Friday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dr. Bernardo J. "Bernie" Carducci scholarship fund in memory of his long time academic teaching and research career at IU Southeast. Online gifts may be sent to noting "In Memory of Dr. Bernie Carducci" in the write in gift area, or mail a check payable to: IU Foundation in memory of Dr. Carducci, c/o IU Southeast, Office of Development, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150.

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 25, 2018
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