Deanne Bernacchi Posted: 2022-11-12 09:27:13

Deanne Bernacchi


Deanne Marie Bernacchi, 73, of Wood Dale, Il died peacefully, November 9, 2022.
Deanne was born July 2, 1949, in Chicago, the daughter of Oliver and Eileen Troeger. She grew up on the Northwest side of Chicago, attended St. Ferdinand and Notre Dame High School. On May 9, 1971, she married Robert Bernacchi. She dedicated many years working for the Christian Brothers. She was a loving wife, mother, Nanni, sister, and special friend to many.
Dee was kindhearted, generous, and always thought of and cared for others before herself. She enjoyed shopping, often for shoes, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Dee will be missed by all who knew her.
Deanne is survived by her husband Bob Bernacchi, her children, Christopher (Heather), Matthew (Rene), her two grandchildren, Isabella and Benjamin, and her sister, Terri (Mark) Schmitz.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Eileen and Ollie, her sister, Nanci, and her Uncle Lee.
Visitation will be held on Monday, November 14, 2022, from 4-8pm at DeFiore Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley, IL. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00am on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley, IL. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed starting at 10am by going to The burial will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donation.
For further information please contact the funeral home at 847-515-8772. Online condolences may be directed to


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Vikki Valentine 2022-11-12 09:53:06

To Bob, Chris, Matt and my cugine Teri. My deepest condolences. Dee was the most loving, caring person I know. We all have wonderful memories that we will hold in our hearts. RIP my cugine. Love you more! Vikki

Cathy Janus 2022-11-12 12:07:22

My deepest sympathies and prayers to Dee’s family and friends! Dee was a beautiful person inside and out!

Stephen Jansen - Driscoll Catholic High School 2022-11-12 14:28:39

Dee, we all miss you dearly. Your inspiration lives on with all of us.... May God Bless.

Sally Terry 2022-11-12 18:04:04

My deepest condolences. She will be missed, Love you all

Dorothy Lange 2022-11-12 19:05:29

So sorry to hear of you loss of Dee, I only knew her for a few short years, she was truly a wonderful person and she will be missed.

Barbara & Terry Kulesza 2022-11-13 10:35:32

Deanne was a very special person, and she will be missed. We have many, many warm & loving memories of her, including so many great times together. What a blessing! Our deepest condolences to Bob, Chris, Matt and Terri.

Cathy Janus 2022-11-13 11:24:10

My deepest sympathies and prayers to Dee’s family and friends! Dee was a beautiful person inside and out!

Marcia & Michael Bisceglie 2022-11-13 13:39:11

Please accept our thoughts and prayers for your loss. Dee will be surely missed. Condolences to Her entire Family.

Mary Seaberg 2022-11-13 15:57:47

Sending prayers of comfort and peace to family and friends. She is welcomed by many loving family members and friends who left before her in the kingdom of heaven.

Rick & Debbie Troeger 2022-11-13 16:28:43

Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love.

Peter Lewek 2022-11-14 10:43:40

My deepest condolences to Dee's family and friends. She was a kind and supportive person who will be greatly missed.

Elizabeth Galligan 2022-11-14 19:44:19

So sad to hear of Dee's passing. She was a great colleague at DCHS. Condolences and prayers for her family.

Christine Taylor 2022-11-14 22:40:00

My heart goes out to you, Dee's family and friends. Her death is a true loss to all who love her. May your memories of her kindness and humor comfort and sustain you all. You are in my prayers today.