Robert Arthur Bernard, 71, of Youngsville, passed away Tuesday evening March 31, 2015 at Duke Raleigh Hospital. He was born in Willimantic, CT to the late Arthur Alexander Bernard and Alice Duchaine Bernard. Mr. Bernard was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired after 29 years from Northrop Grumman where he was a Systems Engineer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 o’clock, Monday morning, April 6, 2015 at Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Wake Forest, NC.
Mr. Bernard is survived by his wife of 50 years, Pauline Hinkel Bernard; sons, David Bernard of Islip Terrace, NY and Craig Bernard & wife Gina of Wake Forest, NC; grandson, Ryan Bernard of Wake Forest; many nieces, nephews and extended family. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Doris Legere.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587.(919-556-5811)