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Bernard J. 'Bernie' Denniston

March 27, 1955 ~ January 1, 2017 (age 61)

Bernard J. “Bernie” Denniston, 61 of Chicora, PA. passed away peacefully Sunday January 1, 2017 with his wife at his side in VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler. Born in Jamison Hospital in New Castle March 27, 1955 the son of the late Howard Denniston and the late Mary Margaret Johnson Denniston.

He was a 1973 Laurel High School and Vo-Tech graduate. He worked for Cory Fox Trucking Co. from 2009 until his retirement in 2015 due to his illness. He enjoyed fishing, landscaping, gardening, woodcutting, and beautifying his home. He also enjoyed working for Cory Fox Trucking Inc. of Cabot, and landscaping for Steighner Funeral Home in Chicora.

He is survived by his wife Suz Gardner Denniston. A daughter Christie Marie Welling.  3 granddaughters, a step-daughter Alyssa Chance, a step-son Matthew Cammarata a brother Charles Denniston and his wife Patricia, sisters Dorothy Duprult, Laura Basham, Mary Mowry, Margaret Nappi and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by a brother Tom and a sister Claire.

He will be greatly missed.

There will be no visitation.  Following cremation, he will be inurned. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society-Relay for Life of Butler
320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15205
Tel: 1-412-919-1052
Web: http://www.cancer.org/


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society-Relay for Life of Butler
320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15205
Tel: 1-412-919-1052
Web: http://www.cancer.org/



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