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Eleanor (Bauer) Bernacchi

November 3, 1925 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Eleanor Bernacchi Obituary

Eleanor Bauer Bernacchi, age 98, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2024.  She was born on November 3rd, 1925 in Hammond Indiana to parents Caroline and Carl Bauer.  Eleanor graduated from Purdue University in 1947 with a degree in Chemical Engineering, one of only two girls in the graduating class.  She lived a full life with her husband Ben Bernacchi, moving from Indiana to Pennsylvania in 1964.  Eleanor’s greatest accomplishment was raising her three beloved daughters, with special attention to the youngest who faced learning difficulties.  In recent years she was a resident at Redstone Highlands, where she enjoyed solving crossword puzzles.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Herman, who died in World War II, her husband, Ben Bernacchi, and her youngest daughter, Shirley Bernacchi.  She is survived by daughters Ginger Armpriester and Linda Lazzaro, five grandchildren, Adrian (Renee) Armpriester, Andy (Cari) Armpriester, Tony (Lianne) Armpriester, Jennifer Lazzaro, Scott (Madie) Lazzaro, seven great-grandchildren and nephew, Bill (Charlene) Bauer.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hart Funeral Home Inc., Murrysville.  A blessing service for Eleanor will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by entombment in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clelian Heights School for Exceptional Children, 135 Clelian Heights Ln, Greensburg, PA 15601.  For online condolences, please visit www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com.


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February 9, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home Inc
3103 Lillian Avenue
Murrysville, Pennsylvania PA

Blessing Service
February 10, 2024

10:00 AM
Hart Funeral Home Inc
3103 Lillian Avenue
Murrysville, Pennsylvania PA


Clelian Heights School for Exceptional Children
135 Clelian Heights Lane, Greensburg PA 15601-6665
Tel: 1-724-837-8120
Web: http://www.clelianheights.org


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