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BERNACKI - John E. Sr. Of Pittsford, NY, passed suddenly on December 12, 2016. He is survived by his wife Rae (Raimonda Greco); sons, John E. Bernacki Jr., Esq. and Thomas M. Bernacki, Esq.; grandchildren, Andrew, Timothy, Elliot, and Peter; also survived by his brother, Rev. James Bernacki (Sandra); nieces, Maria Pieroni (John) and Rachelle Casto (Denny); nephew Arthur J. Greco III and many cousins and friends. He is predeceased by his parents, John and Lottie Bernacki and nephew Matthew Bernacki. John was an alumnus of Canisius College (Chemical Engineering) and he also held a Masters Degree from RIT. He was a retired Plastics Engineer. He enjoyed breeding canaries and tropical fish. John was a devoted husband, father, and proud grandfather. Family was his joy. He will be sadly missed. The family would like to thank Dr. Diego Cahn Hidalgo and the stroke team at URMC/Strong Memorial Hospital, especially Dr. Susan Yin. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, December 17, 2106 at 9 AM at St. Louis Church, 64 South Main St., Pittsford. Entombment at White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101 or Canisius College General Scholarship Foundation, 2001 Main St., AG 202, Buffalo NY 14208 or the charity of your choice. To share a memory of John or send a condolence to the family visit

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