East Rochester: Formerly of Fairport. July 16, 2013 at the age of 69. Predeceased by her husband, Dennis Arndt. Survived by her loving sons, Michael (Wendy) and Marc (Rachel); her loving grandchildren, Teagan, Finley, Tyler, Kendal, Nathan and Harper; her sisters, Shirley and Nancy; several other nieces and cousins.
Bernie was born in Chicago, IL. in 1944, where she lived until her late husband moved to Fairport in 1974. She enjoyed raising her boys in
Fairport by staying involved in their school sports and other activities. As the kids moved up in school Bernie was hired into a position as
the Attendance Clerk at Minerva DeLand School. It was there that she made many lasting friendships that would continue int her retirement.
She enjoyed reading, gardening, spending time with the grandchildren and socializing with friends over lunch. Bernie was well known for her thoughtfulness and caring demeanor to all those that came in touch with her. Despite her failing health she did not complain and approached each day with resolute courage.
Friends are welcome to call at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Rd., Fairport (Egypt Location) Thursday 2-4, 6-8. Funeral Senrice will be held Friday 11AM at White Haven’s Creation Chapel. Those wishing may make contributions to Dollars for Scholars in Bernadette’s memory, Fairport-Perinton Dollars for Scholars, 144 Village Landing, Suite 198, Fairport. NY 14450.