Bernie Gavanditti, age 82, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2017.

She was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. Bernie had been a resident of both Bainbridge and Solon, before moving to her current home in Twinsburg. She was the loving wife of the late Nicholas for 53 years. She is survived by her children, Nancy Gallik (Daniel), Catherine Szwed, Thomas, Patricia Manacci (Chris) and Loretta (Robyn). She was the dear grandmother of Susan Rouser (Curt), Mary McLaughlin (Conor), Sarah and August Gallik, Gina and Mario Manacci, and Maria and Carissa Szwed. She adored her six great-children and she would have loved the one on the way. Bernie was a longtime parishioner at St.Rita Church. She enjoyed sharing her cooking, sewing and watercolor talents with her family and wide range of friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Rita Church on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 and Bernie was laid to rest next to her husband at Roselawn Cemetery in Solon. Arrangements were handled by Tabone-Komorowski Funeral Home.

(TB 4-26-17)