Bernard A. LeDuc, Jr., 62 of Southwick passed away on Thursday, May 16th after a courageous five year battle with ALS. Bernie was born in Northampton on October 25, 1956 and was the son of Lorraine (Kirouac) LeDuc and the late Bernard LeDuc, Sr. of Agawam. He was a 1974 graduate of Agawam High School.
Bernie was the co-founder of Crestview Construction in Southwick. He loved skiing, riding his Harley, and working around his home and yard which he was very proud of.
He leaves Brenda LeDuc, mother of his children, Logan and Savannah LeDuc of Southwick who were his constant and devoted caregivers that honored his wishes and enabled him to remain at home throughout his illness. He also leaves his son Brian LeDuc and his wife Stephanie of Westfield, his daughter Brianne Sentas and her husband Matthew of Boston, his sisters Robyn Riccio of Agawam and Laurel LeDuc of Holden, his longtime partner Diane Palazzi of Agawam, three grandchildren Breighly, Grayson and Parker. He also leaves his mother and father-in-law Pat and Bill Harmon of Suffield, CT, his closest friend and business partner John Dziengelewski of Southwick and his nieces and nephews and their families.
Friends and family may gather on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 4:30-7:00pm for visiting hours at Southwick Forastiere Funeral & Cremation on 624 College Highway in Southwick. For more information or to leave an online message for the family please visit http://www.forastiere.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Bernie's name may be made to ALS ONE, 8 Industrial Way, Whitman, Mass. 02382 or via www.ALSONE.org