Jeffrey J. Bernsee, 52, passed away, Sunday, June 17, 2012 in Lorain. He was born in Lorain, April 19, 1960, to his loving parents, Howard J. and Dorothy J. (nee Oray) Bernsee, he was a life long resident.
Jeff graduated from Lorain Catholic High School, class of 1978, and attended Ohio State University and University of Dayton, where he received an associate degree. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1980, and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant in 1986. He was stationed at Grand Forks AFB in N. Dakota in the 321st Combat Support Group. While in the Missile Maintenance Squadron, Jeff received the Air Force Achievement Medal for Meritorious Service. He worked as a computer technician at BP in Cleveland for 8 years and at LEECA in Elyria as a computer network specialist for 10 years. Jeff was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, American Legion Post 30, Amvets Post 32, VFW Post 451 and Olde Town Charleston in Lorain. He enjoyed performing karaoke, camping and international traveling.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Bernsee of Lorain; sisters, Cathy (Ray) Clapper of Hinckley and Jennifer (Jerry) Morog of Lorain; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Howard J. Bernsee; paternal grandparents, John and Agnes Platt; maternal grandparents, Victor and Frances Oray.
Visitation at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 6 to 8 P.M., Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 22, 2012, at 9:30 A.M., at St. Peter Catholic Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, Rev. Craig M. Hovanec, Pastor, officiating (meet at Church). Interment Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, where military honors will be performed by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 20.
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