Bernard E. “Barney” McDermott, 80, of Platteville, died on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville. Father Faustino Ruiz and Deacon Bill Bussan will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Platteville at a later date. Chapel Military Rites will be accorded by American Legion Post #42 and VFW Post #5274. Friends may call from 4–8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at the Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home and Crematory in Platteville. There will be a parish rosary at 3:45 p.m. Friends may also call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorials may be made to the Bernard E. McDermott Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com
Complete obituary is in the August 15, 2012 issue of The Platteville Journal.