John W. Berninger of Martha’s Vineyard and Mashpee died peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, at the Falmouth Hospital. He was 61.

He was the husband of Tina M. (Laoretti) Berninger and father of Amanda, Salean, Alexis and Christian Berninger. He was predeceased by his sons, John M. and Joseph R. Berninger.

He was also survived by his brother Thomas and sisters Joanne Lepierre and Elizabeth Requena.

His funeral service is pending and a complete obituary and information will appear in a later edition of the Gazette.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guest book and information.