BERLIN – Bernard Joseph Nolan, age 81, died Monday, March 14, 2011 at Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wilmington, Del., he was the son of the late Joseph P. and Helen L. Hitchens Nolan.
Mr. Nolan was a United States Army veteran. He retired from the Air National Guard as Master Sergeant. After retirement he was the owner of Nolan’s Lawn Equipment in Berlin for 16 years.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Gloria P. Nolan; three sons, B.J. Nolan Jr. and his wife Dee, Gerald P. Nolan and his wife Lisa and Blaine H. Nolan; one daughter, Carol L. Fulginiti and her husband Scott; one brother, William M. Nolan and his wife Shirley; three sisters, C. Jane DePrisco, Patricia A. Matarese and her husband Vito, Shirley Renzi and her husband Louis "Butch"; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, John P. Nolan and Charles T. Nolan; three sisters, Winifred Tull, Helen Ferguson and Mary Clark.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 19, at 11 a.m. at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin where friends may call on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. and also one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in Evergreen Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Worcester County Humane Society, PO Box 48, Berlin, MD 21811.