Bernard Passananti, 63, of Ely, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2019 at the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely.
Bernard is survived by his four siblings, John (Carole) of Tucson, Arizona; Stan (Joyce) of Ely, MN; Carol (Pat) Coffen of Lake Tomahawk, WI; Joan (Richard) Angiliri of Woodruff, WI.
Bernard was preceded in death by his parents, John and Rose Passananti and brother Frank.
He was a man with unparalleled carpentry skills and a brilliant mind. He was an inventor devising many inventions over his lifetime starting as a boy inventing a submarine.
A memorial will be scheduled for this coming summer.
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
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