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Thomas W. Berneski

September 15, 2018

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Thomas W. Berneski

September 15, 2018


Thomas W. Berneski, 74, of Maryland, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Dove House Hospice in Westminster, Maryland.


He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Vincent and Sophie Berneski.  Tom was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School and he attended Wilkes College.  He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1966 – 1969.


He retired from the Social Security Administration, where he worked as a computer programmer for 24 years.


He was preceded in death by his sister, Rita; niece, Kathleen and his sister-in-law, Rose.


Tom is survived by his wife of 51 years, Donna Hill Berneski and by his daughter, Lauren Brush and her husband, Jeffrey, Montgomery Village, MD; grandchildren, Jackson and Emma Brush; brothers, William Berneski and his wife, Dolores, Parsons, John Berneski, Plains and Charles Berneski and his wife, Jean, Kingston.  He is also survived by his nephews, William, Charles, Matthew, John and Marc Berneski.


A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.  Private interment will be in Fern Knoll Cemetery, Dallas.


Friends may call on Saturday from 10am until the time of the service at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Carroll County, 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD  21158.


Online condolences may be sent by visiting Tom’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.