G. Andrew Bernat, Jr.

g. bernat, jr.
died on Friday, January 16, 2009 in Vienna, Va. Beloved husband of Susan W. Becker, father of Elizabeth and Christine Bernat, brother of Martha Ransom, Beatrice Suchy, Elaine Bernat, James Bernat and the late Miriam Kelly. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Capital Hospice, 6565 Arlington Blvd., Suite #500, Falls

Church, Va 22042 or the Lombardi Cancer Center, 3970 Reservoir Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20007.

Funeral Home:

Money & King Funeral Home

171 W. Maple Ave.

Vienna, VA

US 22180

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  1. I enjoyed working with Andy at BEA. He was a wonderfully kind and intelligent person and he will certainly be missed.

  2. Andy was a great mentor and a good friend. His humor and perspective will be missed at the BEA. My condolences to his family.

  3. Andy was an exemplary supervisor, and a thoughtful and intelligent person. My condolensces to his family.

  4. Our hearts go out to you and the girls at this time of sorrow. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. My heartfelt wishes and condolences to Andy’s family! I met him many times at conferences and got to know and appreciate him.

  6. Sue, Liz and Christine, I will always remember Andy’s quiet supportive presence at horse shows in Frying Pan Park. My sympathies go out to you during this time of loss. Love to you all.

  7. I enjoyed working with Andy and had looked forward to continue discussing the industry and geographic distribution of technical resources with him. He was very open to ideas, and it was such a pleasure to talk to him about these matters.

  8. Andy was a very nice and intelligent person to work for at BEA. He was encouraging and always answered my many questions. He will truly be missed. May God Bless and Keep your family.

  9. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Mrs. Katherine St. John & Helen 9110 Belvoir Woods Pkwy #206 Ft. Belvoir VA 22060

  10. Andy was an esteemed colleague and friend. He was valued as a mentor by everyone who had the pleasure of working with him, and was admired and respected for his intelligence and knowledge. He will be deeply missed.

  11. Sue, I can’t imagine the pain you and your girls are going through right now. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you in this most difficult time.

  12. Dear Sue, Liz, and Christine, May you feel God’s grace surrounding you and upholding you. And may the love of family and friends sustain you.

  13. Andy was a great colleague and friend. He spent many a morning listening to me and just sharing a smile or a laugh. My God bless those he has left behind.

  14. Dear Susan I’ve just received an e-mail from Martha about Andy. Please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences. I learned that no matter how much warning there is, the end is so very hard. I remember with fondness sharing meals and time with you all and the girls at Martha’s and Dick’s on Milway Drive. (I was their neighbor across the street.) You will be in my prayers and thoughts especially on Saturday. Sincerly, Peg Whitley

  15. Andy Bernat was my direct supervisor for eight years. We had a collegial relationship that was often disputatious (we agreed on a lot, disagreed on more), but never boring. He was a crisp writer when it came to summarizing what he wanted done. He stuck to his theories, ideas, and ideals, which were all about understanding the regional economies better. I learned a great deal from him, and I will miss him.

  16. Dear Sue,Liz, and Christine, I will always remember how kind Andy was to Kira when he was her soccer coach. His sweetness and generosity will be truly missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love from Allison, Chris, Kira and Alex Topik

  17. Dear Sue, Liz and Christine, Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May your grief pass quickly and your memories last forever.

  18. Dear Sue and family, We are extremely sad to hear of Andy’s death. Though geography did not allow us to see we much of each other I (Celly) have very fond memories of our little family get togethers. You are in our thoughts. Please know that our home is yours should you should you decide to take a break. Love, John and Celly

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