Bernard's Story

CHICAGO, ILL. - Bernard George Yvon, Only beloved son of Dr. Bernard and Gail (nee Curry) Yvon, passed away Sept. 6, 2014.

Loving partner of Matt Raftery. Cherished brother of JoAnn Yvon (Nate) Eberle and Renee Yvon (Ralph) Napolitano. Treasured "son-in-law" of Michael and Ginny Raftery. Adored "brother-in-law" of Anne (Leo) Raftery Cassidy, Maureen Raftery, Erin (Scott) Raftery Deluga and Danny Raftery. Adored uncle to his nieces and nephews; dear cousin of many and loved by innumerable friends.

Bernie graduated from Old Town High School and Northwestern University, and began an illustrious musical theater career in Chicago, which became and remained his home. Not only did he light up stages all across the country, but more importantly he lit our hearts with perpetual joy and love.

Visitation, funeral and Interment will be private. Arrangements were entrusted to the Kerry Funeral Home in Palos Heights, Illinois.
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