Please Remember Cecilia Bernardi in Your Prayers

Please remember in your prayers Cecilia Bernardi, wife of Antonio Bernardi, and mother of Luigi Bernardi ’85, M.B.A ’89. Cecilia, 86, of Edina, died Monday, June 13. She was born in Volterra, Italy.

Antonio and Cecilia were key donors in the University of St. Thomas’ purchase of a campus in Rome, Italy. That campus, the Bernardi Campus, situated on the banks of the Tiber River in the heart of Rome, is named in their honor.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, with visitation one hour prior, all at the Church of St. Patrick, located at Valley View and Gleason roads, Edina.

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