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Bernard Leverty, 67

Bernard "Bernie" Leverty, age 67 of Somerset, passed away on Tuesday following a short hospitalization.

Bernie was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a recipient of a Bronze Star. He was a member of the Shriners.

Bernie is survived by his daughter, Monea (Ryan Eskierka) Johnson; granddaughter, Isabella Paige Eskierka; sister, Myrt (Lavone) Moe, Maxine Irons, Mary Potting; brothers, Howard (Shirley Earley), Morey and Jim; also many nieces and nephews.

Bernie was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Amelia (Simon) Leverty; brother, Raymond; sisters, Marge (Bert) Proulx, Marc (Jerry) Belisle; nieces, Erin Leverty, Sheri Irons; nephews, Scott Irons, Jamie Potting and Jason Dueholm.

He will be greatly missed by his family and his many fishing, golfing and hunting friends.

Funeral services 11 a.m. Monday, March 30, 2009, at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Somerset, Wis. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Cullen Crea Funeral Home, New Richmond and also one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements by Cullen-Crea Funeral Home.