Born on Dec. 16, 1908, in Westerly
, a son of the late Pasquale and Sarafina (Rocco) DeBernardo
moved to Connecticut years ago.Mr. DeBernardo
had been a master carpenter and master machnist at the American Velvet Co.
, Stonington, Conn., before retiring in the early 1970s.He was a former member of the Westerly Lodge of Elks, BPOE 678, and a former member of the Calabrese Society in Westerly.He had also been a member of the United Textile Workers Union.
leaves two sons, Pasquale DeBernardo
of Richmond and Richard DeBernardo of Mystic, Conn., and four grandchildren and two great-grandsons.He
was a brother of the late Louis DeBernardo, Mary Castagna, Frances Colechia and Josephine Broccolo.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. in St. Michael's Church
, 60 Liberty St., Pawcatuck.