February 1, 1934 – January 10, 2016
Stuart, FL – Formerly of Tuxedo, NY
Bernard W. Somers, former longtime resident of Tuxedo, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, FL. He was 81.
Son of the late William Somers and Elise Hoffman Somers, he was born February 1, 1934 in Arden, NY. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Anna M. Sandak Somers in 2010.
Bernard was a retired District Manager for Prudential Insurance in Yorktown Heights, NY.
He was the beloved father of Juilanne Squillini and her husband, Robert of Monroe, NY and Michelle Gehrig and her husband, Robert of Stuart, FL. He was “Giggie” to his granddaughters: Lori Bosworth and her husband, Dave and Lisa Fasolino and her husband, Marc, and proud great-grandfather to Grace, Anthony, David and Gianna. He is survived by his brother, Donald Somers, and his sister, Patricia Brennan, both of Tuxedo, NY and lifelong friend Paul Cabrinety.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 21st at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe, NY. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.
Funeral arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home. 845-782-8185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com