Age 47, of North Chili died peacefully Monday afternoon January 24, 2011 at her home after a long and courageous struggle with cancer, her loving family by her side. She was born March 3, 1963 in Rochester, a daughter of Philip & Patricia (Johnson) Haley of Fairport. Lisa was a Buffalo State and Geneseo State College graduate and leaves a legacy of over 24 years of teaching elementary school at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School #9. Her family, friends and students will miss her creativity, her energy and her kindness for those around her.
Surviving along with her parents is her beloved husband Michael T. Berardini of N. Chili; her daughter and best friend Lauren Reiner; step-sons Christopher, Colin & Alex Berardini; father & mother-in-law Donald (Angie) Berardini of Batavia; sister Pamela Haley and her children Allison, Miles & Sean Hodge along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Family and friends may visit from 4-8 PM Thursday Jan. 27 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, NY 14020 and 4-8 PM Friday Jan. 28 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home (Egypt Location) 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Road Fairport, NY 14450 where a Celebration of Life Service will take place 10:00 AM Saturday Jan. 29. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory are suggested to Lipson Cancer Center at Rochester General Hospital 1425 Portland Ave. Rochester, NY 14621 or the Lisa M. Berardini Memorial Fund c/o Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School #9 at 485 Clinton Ave. North Rochester, NY 14651.
ARRANGEMENTS WERE COMPLETED BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC OF 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.