Bernard J. Gartland

Age 82 of La Quinta, CA; Formerly of Westfield, NJ

On July 10, 2022, age 82 of La Quinta, CA; formerly of Westfield, NJ. Beloved husband of Diane (Carter); Loving father of Bernard J. Gartland, Jr. (Sarah)and Kimberly Gerfen (Katie); Step-father of Lisa Emerson (Michael), Michelle Baker (Tyrone) and Ty Cesene (Kerri); Treasured grandfather of Shane, Eli, Chelsea, Cali, Olivia, Tyler (Alyssa), Hailey, Audrey, Johnny, Jeremy, Jordan and Jack; Great-grandfather of Scarlet, Ellie and Elijah; Dear brother of Noreen Schlitt and the late Mary Ann Gartland and brother-in-law of Jerry Azato.

Bernard proudly served in the US Army (Airborne) from 1961-65.  He graduated from North Carolina Central University with a Juris Doctorate Degree. He served as the Deputy Attorney General for the State of Delaware before opening his private practice and was a practicing attorney for over 40 years.  He was an avid golfer, loved boating and spending time with family and friends.  He also loved playing golf and cards with his wife, Diane.

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