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Mero Bernard

February 14, 1926 November 4, 2018
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MERO “SMOKEY” BERNARD, 92

Mero “Smokey” Bernard passed away peacefully on November 4th, 2018 in Bartow Florida. He was 92.

Mero, who went by his nickname Smokey, was born on February 14, 1926 in Montorio Al Vomano, Italy. He immigrated with his mother to Youngstown, Ohio in 1929 and became a U.S. Citizen in 1943. Smokey was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944 and served with honor in WW-II in the European Campaign. Following his honorable discharge he moved with his family to Lakeland where he worked as an auto mechanic, and later owned Smokey’s Wheel & Frame Alignment.

Smokey was preceded in death by his loving wife of over 60 years, Jean Bernard. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Dianne Agerton.

He is survived by his children Marti Kittrell-Jordak, Suzanne Mann (Thorbjoern), Anthony Bernard, and Richard Bernard (Stacy), as well as 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A viewing will be held Friday November 9th, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Heath Funeral Chapel located at 328 S. Ingraham Ave., Lakeland, FL 33801. The funeral will follow at 1:00 pm. Interment will be at Oak Hill Burial Park.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Nov

12:00 PM 11/9/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 11/9/2018 1:00:00 PM
Heath Funeral Chapel

328 S Ingraham Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

Heath Funeral Chapel
328 S Ingraham Ave Lakeland 33801 FL
United States

Service

Friday

9

Nov

1:00 PM 11/9/2018 1:00:00 PM
Heath Funeral Chapel

328 S Ingraham Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

Heath Funeral Chapel
328 S Ingraham Ave Lakeland 33801 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Burial Park Final Resting Place

4620 US Highway 98 South,
Lakeland, FL 33812

4620 US Highway 98 South, Lakeland 33812 FL
United States
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