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Guy Charles Berado

April 9, 1927 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 94)

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Guy Charles Berado 94, died on Nov.9,2021 of Gaithersburg, Maryland and Bronx, New York passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones.  Born on April 9, 1927, Guy served in the United States Navy during World War II.  Guy graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1949 and, in 1950, became a Special Agent with the FBI, retiring in 1977 after 27 years of service.  Upon retirement, Guy founded and operated a security consulting firm, Cartel Security Consultants, for the next 15 years.  Guy was a devout Catholic who enjoyed cooking, boating, fishing, hunting, golfing and spending time with his family.  A loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, Guy’s outgoing, larger-than-life personality was infectious.  Guy was always available to provide sage advice, help and support to his family and friends.  Guy is predeceased in death by his loving wife of 71 years, Joan M. Francis, whom he adored, and by his eldest daughter, Christine.  Guy is survived by his children James (daughter-in-law Pat and grandchildren Danielle, Michael and Courtney), Lisa (son-in-law Tom) and Diane (son-in-law Joe).  In the last months of his life, Guy was exceptionally cared for with much love by Bami, his devoted caregiver. 

Reposing, Hawthorne Funeral Home on Monday, Nov.15,2021 at 10 AM.

Funeral Mass at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, New York on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 11:30 a.m.  Entombment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Guy’s memory to the American Heart Association at


21 West Stevens Ave.

Hawthorne, New York 10532


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November 15, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Hawthorne Funeral Home
21 W. Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

Funeral Mass
November 15, 2021

11:30 AM
Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel
10 W. Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

November 15, 2021

12:30 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 W. Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

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