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John Cernauskas

October 29, 1927 ~ June 20, 2017 (age 89)

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Graveside Service
June 29, 2017

1:00 PM
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Elm Street
North Brookfield, Massachusetts 01535

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North Brookfield - John Cernauskas, 89, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017.


He leaves his wife of 61 years, Norma G. Cernauskas; a son, Russell Cernauskas of North Brookfield; a daughter, Joanne Cernauskas of North Oxford; two sisters, Helen Hart and Barbara Pierce of North Brookfield and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by eight siblings.  He was born and grew up in Hardwick, son of the late George and Anna (Kudzma) Cernauskas before moving to North Brookfield 61 years ago.


Mr. Cernauskas worked as a welder for Sim’s Cab and then Wain – Roy of Rutland before retiring in 1992.


He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War.


A Graveside Service for John will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM in Walnut Grove Cemetery in North Brookfield.  There are no calling hours.  Flowers may be sent or memorial donations may be made to the North Brookfield Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 73, North Brookfield, MA 01535.  Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookfield is assisting his family with arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made to:

North Brookfield Emergency Squad
P.O. Box 73, North Brookfield MA 01585
Tel: 1-508-867-6308

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