Brian Berner of Hardyston Township, N.J., passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 50.
Brian, a loving husband and father of three, was at home surrounded by his immediate and extended family.
Brian was born on Oct. 23, 1970 in Dover, N.J., to William and Randi Berner. He was a graduate of County College of Morris, and was owner of Berner Construction.
On June 1, 1996, he married Stephanie.
Brian was a man of faith who was kind, compassionate, loyal, and was beloved by many. He put others before himself, and he found the greatest joy being with the ones he loved. Brian will always be remembered for his good nature and desire to welcome anyone into his home. He will be greatly missed, but his legacy will live on forever in the hearts of those whom he touched in life.
Brian is survived by his parents; Bill and Randi Berner; his beloved wife, Stephanie; children, Bradon, Ethan, and Ava; brother, Mark Berner; brothers and sisters-in-law, Derek and Paige Barr, David and Heather Veloz, Ryan and Rochelle Baitzel; mother- and father-in-law, Herb and Marilyn Barr; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Dec. 20 at Goble Funeral Home, Sparta, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made at gofundme.com/f/nwwgsu-brians-medical-expenses.