Bernie Cheladyn, age 79, passed away on January 11, 2020. His passing ends a courageous & bravely fought 5-year battle with Multiple Myeloma. Bernie leaves to cherish his memory his wife Ceil, daughters Jill and Nancy, son Todd and his wife Kelly, grandchildren Kierstyn, Brian and Brennan, sister Judy Bobb, his good buddy Randy Moyer, along with countless other friends. He joins his son Brian, who proceed him in death. Born in Detroit to Bennie & Helen Cheladyn, Bernie served four years in the US Air Force. During this time, he met his wife of 57 years while stationed in Germany. He was a selfless man who lived for his family. Bernie would tell you that the best years of his life were spent caring for his grandchildren who he loved dearly. Bernie created many traditions for his family, his favorite being the annual fishing trips to Canada with his son, grandsons and friends. He loved to go to Drummond Island with Randy and the guys. They had countless “good times”. He will be missed and forever loved for his sense of humor, kind heart and giving nature. A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, January 25 at St. John’s Catholic Church, 600 North Adelaide, Fenton. Visitation begins at 10:00 am followed by a Requiem Mass and lunch. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
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