Bernard Gabe Lancione, age 79 of Westerville passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2019, at St. Ann's Hospital. He was born on February 3, 1939, in Bellaire, Ohio. After graduating from Bellaire High School he attended Ohio University and earned his law degree from Franklin University. He practiced law for 48 years until his retirement in 2013. Bernie was an avid fan of The Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Pittsburgh Steelers and will be sorely missed during college and pro football seasons.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Americus Gabe (A.G.) Lancione and June (Morford) Lancione and his youngest daughter, Elizabetta (Liza) Lancione Coble.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rosemary Cencula Lancione, children, Amy Lancione Bulgrin, Caitin (Eric) Marquardt, Gillian (Karl) Muller, Gabe (Brittanee) Lancione, son-in-law Aaron Coble, grandchildren Dash, Zoey, Sage, Cecilia, Atticus, Averi, Wyatt, Zola, Romeo and Dahlia, brothers, John Lancione and Richard (Joyce) Lancione as well as numerous other family members.
A private memorial service will be held at Blendon Central Cemetery.