PaulBernot

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.

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  • Bill and Mary Ann Lloyd

    Ed and family, Our deepest sympathies to all of you. May God bless you during this difficult time. Sincerely, Bill and Mary Ann

  • Lisa McMillen

    You surely will be missed Paul!!! You were the kindest, thoughtful, most generous and loving young man. You would go out of your way to help your family & friends. You, being you…could only be in one place. And that is, in Heaven?. They say, the good die young, and I know that to be true!!! You will always remain in my heart with the fondest memories, I love and miss you, Paul. Rest in Peace.

  • Ben Leidy

    My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Paul. I’m going to miss this guy, I’m very lucky to have been able to develop a friendship over the past 10 years with Pauly. His sarcastic sense of humor always gave me a good laugh, a real joy to be around. I also knew that anytime I needed a friend to help I could count on Pauly. I know he was thrilled when I told him I had a piece of furniture to move and that one piece ended up being an entire bedroom set and dining room set, he had some choice words (jokingly of course) but was happy to help!!! Thanks for the friendship Pauly, you’re going to be greatly missed my friend. Leidy

  • Angela

    You have my deepest sympathy for your loss and my heart goes out to your entire family. One day death will be undone and you will embrace Paul again under better conditions. Acts 24:15 & Psalms 37:11,29. I hope these words will bring you a measure of comfort. Wishing you peace at this time.

  • Jan and Ed Strosky

    Please accept our sincere condolences. We pray that your cherished memories bring you comfort in the days ahead. May Paul’s soul Rest In Peace. A. Jan and U. Ed

  • Michael and Dee Dee Newcaster

    To Ed & Pat, Although we didn’t know your son, we would like to offer our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. May God give you strength and guidance in the days to follow. The Newcasters from St. Andrews RC Church in Butler.

  • Debbie Garcia

    I hope peace strength and comfort surround you Lynette and your family as you walk through this trying time. God Bless you all.

  • Claire Hildenbrand

    Dear Ed and family, The first thing that comes to mind is "The strife is o’er, the battle won". I know how long your family dealt with Paul’s struggles. It is not easy by any means. I would like to be with you but I just can’t get out to the funeral home today. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Stay close, hold tight to one another. God bless your family and may Paul rest in eternal peace. Claire

  • Dennis,Mary Wiles & Family

    Paul will be sadly missed. God Bless..

 

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