Bernard "Bernie" Michael Bugos



Stella- Bernard Michael Bugos, 88, died Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Crystal Coast Hospice House. Bernie was born April 15, 1930 in Pittsburgh, PA.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:30 AM at the Downtown Chapel, 116 Main Street, Swansboro, NC 28584.

Bernie was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he was a member of the Men’s Glee Club. The highlight of his career with Dravo Corporation was spending two years in Saudi Arabia managing logistics for the construction of water plants. Bernie restored antique cars, was an accomplished decoy carver and artist, and enjoyed reading, cooking, and gardening. As a former Navy man, he loved boating and fishing on the White Oak River and along the Crystal Coast.

He is survived by his daughters, Rebecca L. Bugos of Cincinnati, OH and Sarah J. Cruise (Larry) of Chicago, IL; grandchildren, Rachel Cruise Dorton (Bradley) and Nicholas J. Cruise both of Chicago, IL; great grandson, Henry Lane Dorton; brother, Ronald Bugos (Shirley) of Oak Ridge, TN; sisters, Marlene Rizk of Salt Lake City, UT and Audrey Dyer (Fred) of Bethlehem, PA.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Hendry Bugos, and his stepson, Timothy L. Pepperdine.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Bernie’s memory to the Western Carteret Library, 230 Taylor Notion Rd, Cape Carteret, NC 28584.