Winter Haven - Michael J. "Jimmy" Berardi, 75, of Winter Haven, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 9, 2021. Jimmy was born February 27, 1946 in Newark, New Jersey. He was son to the late Vincent Berardi and Gertrude Biglin. Jimmy came to Winter Haven in 1981 from Miami. He had a successful sales career in the building industry and eventually became a business owner in the cabinet field.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Patricia Berardi. He was an avid sports fan with a special fondness for Notre Dame Football and playing golf. His happiest moments were spent with family.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving companion Vivian Blaney, children Lisa Beddoe (Paul), Gina Magann (Richard) and Vinnie Berardi. He is also survived by sisters Jenny Dellaria, Gladys Berardi and brother Richard Oppenheimer (Melissa). He is also survived by 7 grandchildren whom he adored.
A visitation will be held at Steele's Family Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 14th at 2pm with a memorial service to follow at 3pm.
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