Born in Cleveland, he lived in Garfield Heights until moving to Roberto House in 1993.
Mr. Bernas was a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program in Garfield Heights, where he was a member of the AARP. He was a member of Ss.Peter and Paul Holy Name Society and the Sacred Heart of Jesus Altar Boys Club and former president of St. Stanislaus Dad's Club.
Survivors include his son, Thomas of Mentor on the Lake; daughter, Patricia Baranowski of Deerfield; five grandchildren; four brothers; and one sister. His wife, Stella, died in 1981.
There will be no calling hours. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ss. Peter and Paul Church in Garfield Heights.Arrangements are being handled by Komorowski Funeral Home in Garfield Heights.