December 03, 1983 - February 15, 2017
Age 33, of Cranberry Twp., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, following a courageous battle with colorectal cancer, which is caused by Lynch Syndrome. Paul was born on Dec. 3, 1983 in Butler, son of Edward P., and Patricia (Skendall). Paul will always be lovingly remembered for his big heart, willingness to help others, and strong leadership capabilities. Paul leaves behind to cherish all their wonderful memories his parents, Ed and Patricia; siblings, Edward (Shelly) Bernot ,John (Kelsie) Bernot, Lynette Bernot and Patrick (Susan) Bernot; companion of four years, Valerie Amick whom he would go to any extent to keep happy; and nephews, Stefen and Paul. Paul is also survived by his two aunts and two uncles, Mary Mahoney, Ann Teele, David Bernot, and John Skendall; and many cousins. Family and friends will be received Friday from 4-8 p.m. at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME OF CRANBERRY, 2678 Rochester Rd., Cranberry Twp. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. Paul was a member of Crossfit Rite, where he was awarded a championship, loved hockey, having played in high school, college, and for the US Steel Executive Team, and was an avid golfer. He was known for his selfless and outgoing personality, helping anyone who needed it. Although Paul was the youngest of five, he was a “Big Brother” to so many. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, especially his “one liners”. Lastly, as a young man paperboy, Paul was especially loved, and formed special attachments to those senior citizens on his route. Paul’s family requests in lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The Paul Bernot Memorial Scholarship, c/o John Bernot, 4430 Tipperary Pl., Winston-Salem, NC, 27104.