Dennis was a lifelong resident, who graduated from Lorain High School in 1997. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Dennis was an avid Steelers fan. He loved spending time with his niece, family and friends.
Dennis will be dearly missed by his parents, Steven A. and Karen A. (nee Clair) Bernhardt of Lorain; his sister, Hope Bernhardt of Lorain; his niece, Daija Bernhardt and aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert M. and Olga V. Bernhardt and Delbert and Frances Clair; his uncle, Warren Bernhardt; and his cousin, Stephanie Bernhardt.
His family will receive friends Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. in the Richard J. Reidy Funeral home, 1783 East 31st Street, South Lorain. His funeral service will be Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11 A.M. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
Contributions may be made to the Dennis Bernhardt Memorial Fund at any First Merit Bank location.