Bernie Tone

August 9, 2010

Bernard Joseph Tone, 75, of Syracuse, passed away Monday at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Syracuse, to the late Bernard and Inez Tone. He graduated from Christian Brother's Academy in 1953 where he lettered in basketball and football. He joined the Army in 1954 and served during the Korean Conflict. Bernard retired in 1993 after serving 34 years with the Syracuse Police Department as a patrol officer. He was a member of the Pastime Athletic Club and Holy Trinity Church. He was predeceased by his brother, Lawrence Tone. Bernard is survived by his wife, Rosemarie Tone; children, Bernard (Mary) Tone, Steven (Christina) Tone and Sheila (Michael) Welch all of Marcellus; brother, Brian (Linda) Tone of Coronado, CA; grandchildren, Maggie, Joe and Billy Tone, AJ and Sami Tone, Riley, Frankie, Steven and Micker Welch and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be private. The family would like to extend their appreciation and gratitude to the staff at St. Joseph's Hospital MICU for their compassionate care of our husband and father. FARONE AND SON FUNERAL HOME is in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bernard's memory to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be offered at