NAUGATUCK — Anthony William (Brud) Berardi, Jr., 69, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. He was the loving husband of Lorraine Marie (Bellemare) Berardi for 48 years.
Mr. Berardi was born on Aug. 15, 1943 in Waterbury a son of the late Concetta (DiLuzio) Berardi and Anthony William Berardi, Sr. and his wife Rose of Wolcott.
He was an electrician for many years and retired from Local Union 488. He enjoyed going to Rhode Island beaches and visiting all local casinos with his wife.
Besides his wife he is also survived by his daughter, Denise Marie Berardi of Naugatuck; his son, Anthony W. Berardi, III of Waterbury; one sister, Nancy Berardi of Naugatuck; his two brothers, William Berardi and his wife Lynn of Naugatuck and Robert Berardi and his wife Julie of Prospect. He also leaves two grandsons, Jacob E. Crosby of Naugatuck and Matthew Berardi (M.J.) who is serving overseas, in addition to many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his mother he was also predeceased by one sister, Joan (Berardi-Colucci) Creaven.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Thomas Greco, MD, PC and his staff for all their care and efforts throughout many years.
A memorial mass will be held on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours and the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck is in charge of the arrangements.
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