Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Bernard Christopher “Bernie” Treon (August 13, 2015)

Bernard Christopher “Bernie” Treon, age 52, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 12:07 AM at West Jefferson Medical Center, Marrero, LA. He was born on October 16, 1962 in Greenville, Ohio, to George & Sharon (Goffena) Treon of Versailles, OH, and Alpena, MI.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his brother and sister in law, Frank & Jenny Treon of Versailles; sister and brother in law, Kim & Terry Murphy of Versailles; nephews and nieces, Don (Ashley) Brocious of Piqua, OH, Michael Treon of Miamisburg, OH, Kelsey Treon of Miamisburg, OH, Thomas Murphy of Versailles, OH, and William Murphy of Versailles, OH; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Herman & Alma Treon; maternal grandparents, Ralph & Isabelle Goffena; and niece Kerri Murphy.

Bernie worked for Daybrook Fisheries in Empire, LA as a cook on the Sea Wolf. He enjoyed cooking, playing pool, spending time with friends and family, and had a great love for children. Many of his friends called him their brother and their children called him uncle. Bernie was a Gentle Giant with a heart of gold.

There will be a memorial gathering held on Friday, August 21, 2015 from 4-7 PM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. There will be memorial service held on Friday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Fr. David Vincent officiating. There will be a private burial held at the convenience of the family.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 79 in Versailles, Ohio.

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