Timothy D. Bernard, Sr. 78
Tim passed away Friday, September 9th, 2022 in Newark. He was born March 22, 1944 in Corning, a son of the late Jay and Barbara "Babs" Lacey Bernard.
He was a retired employee of Peabody Coal Company, a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, and a Lifetime member of the Corning Eagles #463, where he was a trustee for many years.
Tim is survived by his children, Corrine Swackhamer and Timothy D. Bernard, Jr., both of Corning; brother Mike Bernard and sisters Barbara Bragg and Judy Stimmel; grandchildren Heath, Blake and Cody Swackhamer, David, Daniel, and Ashley Bernard, Tayva Bernard and Erett Tillman; ten great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and his godchildren Michael J. Bernard Jr. and Lacey Ross.
He was welcomed home by his beloved wife Bonnie, daughter Sarah Bernard Tillman, brother Terry Bernard, and a sister Mary Ann Hill.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 17, 2022 at St. Bernard Parish, 425 Adams Street, Corning, with calling from 11:00 am until time of service at the church, and Eagles services at 12:45 pm. Father Todd Lehigh as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Oakwood Millertown Cemetery.
A reception will follow the burial at the parish hall, and all food may be taken to the hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernard Catholic Church. Chute-Wiley is in charge of services. www.chutewiley.com
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