Marc N. DeBernardis

March 23, 1981 ~ September 6, 2023 (age 42) 42 Years Old

Marc DeBernardis Obituary

Marc N. DeBernardis, 42, passed away on Sept. 6, 2023 at his home in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in Altoona, PA, youngest son of Ross and Michele (Shover) DeBernardis.

He is survived by his parents, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; a sister, Lori (Ken) Wood, and their children, Lucca and Stella, of Frederick MD; a brother, Justin (Alaina) DeBernardis, of Orlando FL.; and countless loving aunts, uncles and cousins in PA, FL, Italy and Australia.

Marc received a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from Alfred University in Alfred, NY. He was a proud Iron worker with Ironworkers Local 580 in New York City and Owner of Saint James Productions.

Marc loved creating and designing art. He also enjoyed fine wood working, metal fabrication, sculpture, surfing, cooking, traveling and spending time with his family.

He was a member of the Ironworkers Local 580 in NYC and the Buccinese Society.

Friends and family will be received from 9:00 am to 11:00 am Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023 in the Santella Funeral Home, 1106 8 th Avenue, Altoona. A funeral Mass will be celebrated following the visitation at 11:00am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Committal and Internment will be held at Calvary Cemetery on 2417 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, an Arts & Trades Scholarship Fund has been established in honor of Marc. For those wishing to contribute, please visit:



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September 13, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Santella Funeral Home
1106-8th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602

Funeral Mass
September 13, 2023

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church


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