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Jean K. Bernens

December 3, 1930 — December 24, 2023

Jean K. Bernens, 93, of Upper St Clair, PA (formerly Canonsburg, PA) passed away on Monday, December 24, 2023.  Her devoted family was at her side.

Jean was predeceased in death by her husband Donald L. Bernens Sr., in 2008.

She is survived by her children Donna Bernens-Kinkead (late Duncan), Mary Bordo (late William), Donald Bernens Jr. (Cynthia). Michael Bernens (Mendi), Kathleen Walbert, Elizabeth Bernens (William Harvat), Leonard Bernens (Robin), Patricia Kostik (Mark Lewis), Margaret Gaudino (Richard), Joseph Bernens (Leslie)

Jean is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Friends received on Tuesday, January 2, 2023, from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at SALANDRA FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg (724-745-8120). Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Rosary Church of St, Oscar Romero Parish, 246 Muse-Bishop Rd, Muse, PA 15350 on January 3rd, 2023, at 11 am.  Interment to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Twp.

Jean’s family wishes to thank the caregivers and the many other staff members at Sunrise of Upper St. Clair who so lovingly took care of mom.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Project Linus (Greater Pittsburgh Area) or Alzheimer’s Association. To view or extend condolences, please visit

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