ATKINSON, NH: Robert A. Berni, 80, of Atkinson, N.H. and formerly of Salem, N.H., died Friday, May 1, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Brighton.
Born in Boston, April 26, 1935, Bob is the son of the late Amato and Olga (Giusti) Berni.
His survivors include his wife of 51 years, Jeanne A. (Donovan) Berni of Atkinson, N.H.; five daughters, Christine Berni of Austin, Texas, Terese Picard and her husband, Daniel of Atkinson, N.H, Susan Folsom and her husband, Brian of Chester, N.H., Lynn Trenholm of Laconia, N.H., Kathy Beard of Ashland, N.H.; a sister, Rena Biasella; niece, Joanne DeVoe and her husband, Richard, all of North Reading, 10 grandchildren, Cameron and Kaiya Picard, Megan Scott, Tyler Folsom, Derek, Austin and Casey Trenholm, Danielle Gagne, Laura and Craig Messier, and six great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. His funeral will be Friday beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, Bradford. Burial will be in Atkinson Cemetery, Atkinson, N.H. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02115 or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 North Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  May 7, 2015