'Michael Bernz' Cipriani Dead At 58
June 19, 2009 at 5:09 AM (PT)
MICHAEL BERNZ CIPRIANI died unexpectedly at his home THURSDAY morning. Born in NORWICH, CT on AUGUST 27, 1950, he is the husband of DIANE (HERNITCHE) CIPRIANI, and son of MICHAEL and MARY (WILCZEK) CIPRIANI. Known as "MICHAEL BERNZ" in the NORWICH and PROVIDENCE area, he was best known as the long time morning personality for RED WOLF AC WBMW/NEW LONDON, HALL Country WCTY/NEW LONDON and most recently, part-time at CITADEL AC WWLI (LITE ROCK 105.1)/PROVIDENCE.
Surviving along with his wife and parents are his children, MEHERA CIPRIANI and her husband JASON DENESE of GRISWOLD and his grandson GIL MICHAEL DENESE, and KRISTI CIPRIANI of PRESTON. One sister CAROL ANN GREEN of NORWICH, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Following his wishes, services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to his family. Arrrangements by Labenski Funeral Home.