It is with severely broken hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of Thomas “Nardo” Roy Bernard on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at the age of 62. He was lovingly surrounded by his family, in the home he was so proud of and happy in. Beloved husband of Cindy, his high school sweetheart for 45 years. Loving father of Nicole (Jason) Goldhawk, Travis (Kim) Bernard and Kenny (Alicia) Bernard. Cherished Papa of Rylan, Maëlle, Merik Goldhawk, Amber, Lillian, and Colby Bernard, Nash, Isla Rhys and Sully Bernard. Dearly loved son of Gloria Bernard and the late E. John Bernard. Dear brother of Jerry (Mavis), Fred (Freya), Beverley (Ian) Rankin, Mary (Patrick) Marcella and Catherine (Amelia) Clarke. Admired uncle of the Bernard Cousin Clan: Michael (Melissa), Greg (Jana), Kevin (Jessica), Michelle (Adam), Matt (Lindsay), James (Nicole), Jocelyne (Shannon), Kieran (Gabi), Stewart, Daniel, Jessica (Craig) and Finn, as well as ten great nieces and nephews. Treasured brother-in-law of Greta, Greg, Alan (Rita), Shirley (John), Pat (Jim), Rick (Peg), Randy (Fran), and Jeff (Sue) Dubreuil, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Also loved by many close friends, coworkers and teammates, especially John and Cindy, Al and Michelle, John and Debbie, Brad and Joriene, Norm and Shelley, Rob and Ann, Brett and June, and GG. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Monday, December 16, 2019, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave, Sarnia, on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).