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Rita Teresa Bartko, 90, Yonkers Resident

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Carol (Moen) Bernacchia, of Yonkers, died on Monday, March 7. She was 90.

Born in Yonkers, Bernacchia graduated from both Sacred Heart Grade School and Sacred Heart High School. She was a parishioner of Christ the King Church, a member of its alter society, taught instruction classes with the C.C.D. program and did volunteer work in the school office.

Bernacchia was also a member of the board of directors at the Woman's Institute, and served as both vice-president and president of the Morsemere Garden Club, and also served as its historian.

She is survived by her children, Susan DiMaio of Yonkers and Gerard Bernacchia of Southport, Connecticut; grandchildren Christopher and Craig DiMaio, Andrea Bernacchia, and Jeremiah and Joshua Bernacchia; great-granddaughter Alexas DiMaio; nephews Anthony Bernacchia and James Moen; special niece Allison Moen; daughter-in-law Robin Bernacchia; brother-in-law Arthur Bernacchia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Bernacchia was predeceased by her husband, George Bernacchia; son George Bernacchia III; parents Raymond and Mae (Lindsey) Moen; and brothers James, Raymond and William Moen.

Visiting hours will be from 9-10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 11, at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home, 168 Park Ave., in Yonkers. A mass will follow, at 11 a.m., at Christ the King Church. Entombment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

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