Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road


Joseph M Bernosky, age 85, passed away peacefully December 7th with his family by his side. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Penny (Klaas); his three sons Michael (Kristina), Terry (Mariessa), and Steven (Molly); his grandchildren, Emily, Juliana, Walter, Joey, Jeremy, Brian, Amanda, and Alyssa; And his sister-in-laws, Carol and Shirley Bernosky. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Susan, and brothers Bill Bernard (Nancy), Larry Bernosky (Teresa), Jim Bernosky, and John Bernosky.  Visitation Sunday, December 12th from 2-5 at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma, Oh 44129. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH for the Funeral Mass Monday, December 13th at St. Angela Merici at 10am. For more about Joe’s life and to offer condolences visit

Joe was very active in sports and loved watching his sons, grandchildren, and nieces & nephews play them as they grew up. He was an avid skier, golfer, and ice skater. He enjoyed road trips with the family across the US going skiing, visiting family and friends, or going to our great national parks.

If you ran into him, you knew he would strike up a conversation with you, even if you didn’t know him. He had a quiet kindness to him that made it hard to ever say no to getting breakfast with him, grabbing a coffee, or going for a drive. He will be greatly missed by his family and his countless friends.  

 If desired, the funeral home can be contacted for flowers or donate trees to our national forests via the Arbor Day Foundation.

Messages of Condolence

  1. Penny and Family,

    Our deepest condolences to you all on the death of Joe! He was truly
    a warm & friendly man ! We enjoyed our Junior Women’s functions & your many Super Bowl parties over the years! May your Faith sustain you all over these times! May Joe Rest in Peace!

    John & Colleen Dunn
    Fairview Park, Ohio

  2. Penny so sorry for your loss especially with it being so sudden. You will be remembered in our thoughts and prayers to give you strength to get through the days ahead Dan and Sally Koster

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