Mr. Pasquale R. “Pat” Berardi, 95, of Milford MA died Thursday (September 24, 2020) at Blaire House of Milford after a period of declining health. He was the beloved husband of Barbara M. (Flaherty) Berardi, for over seventy years.
He was born in Milford MA, the son of the late Achille and the late Cristina (Atteratta) Berardi and lived in Milford his entire life. He was co-owner of Berardi Bros. Auto Body for forty plus years, retiring in 2000.
During WW II he served in the US Army, fighting in the European theatre, where he was awarded four battle stars. He was a former scoutmaster of Boy Scouts Troop #2 at Sacred Heart Parish for six years.
Along with his beloved wife, he is survived by his son: Paul Berardi and his wife Susan of Schriever, Louisiana; his daughter: Jane and her husband Michael Malloy of Pembroke MA; his daughter Christine Berardi and Gene Gaal of Mendon MA; also two grandsons: Cody Berardi and his wife Stefanie & Bruce Berardi and his wife Brittany, along with two great grandchildren: Bradley and Brady; also many nieces & nephews.
The Berardi family would like to thank the staff at Milford Regional Medical Center, Atria Draper Place and the Blaire House of Milford. Your care and compassion were deeply appreciated.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions and the family’s concern for the wellbeing of family members & friends a Private Funeral will be held Tuesday (September 29th) from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA and there will be no visiting hours. Relatives & friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday (September 29th) at 10am in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (UPPER CHURCH), 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. Social distancing protocols & use of face masks will be required for all facets of the funeral services.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Oliva Family Cancer Comfort Fund, c/o the Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation, 14 Prospect Street, Milford MA 01757 or to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959.