Irene (St. Pierre) Bernard

Born: Sat., Jun. 1, 1929
Died: Sat., Dec. 24, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Dec. 30, 2016
Location: St. Casimir Church


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Irene (St. Pierre) Bernard, 87, of Terryville, widow of Martin Bernard passed away Saturday December 24, 2016 at home.

Irene was born June 1, 1929 in Bristol, CT, daughter of the late Albert and Cecile St. Pierre.
Irene was a parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church, Terryville.  She was a loving mother and grandmother and her greatest enjoyment was being with her family.  She will forever be in our hearts and always our guardian angel.

She is survived by her daughters, Carol Velasco and her husband Howard of Bristol, Susan Dutkiewicz and her husband John of Terryville, Lynn Bernard of Bristol, her grandsons who adored her, Brad and Adam Dutkiewicz of Terryville, Brendan and his wife Heather of Southington, she also leaves several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00AM on Friday at St. Casimir Church, Terryville.  Burial at a later date will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.  Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT  06492.  www.scottfuneralhomeinc.com

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Johnson family
   Posted Tue December 27, 2016
Dear Bernard family:

Please accept my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your loved one. Take comfort in knowing that soon all those in the memorial tombs or grave will be resurrected or raised up back to life in conditions free from sickness and death (John 5:28,29; Revelation 21:4). Those are just two of many comforting scriptures found in the Bible. May the God of love comfort your family and friends during your period of mourning.

Filomena Plourde
   Posted Tue December 27, 2016
Our heartfelt sympathy and comfort at the loss of your beloved Mother. As a neighbor, mother to my best friend growing up together Irene was like a second Mom to me. She was beautiful inside and out and I remember her smile and wise words with such joy that God blessed me with her in my life. She will be missed but I know she is watching down on her family and friends. Love you my friend.....rest in peace.

Michele Benson
   Posted Tue December 27, 2016
Sue, John and family, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your memories comfort you. The Benson's

Sandy Buonafede Caron
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
Lynn, Susan, Carol,
Please accept my sincere sympathy for the loss of your Mom. When I saw this in the paper, all I could think of was how beautiful she was, not only on the outside, but on the inside. Lynn, you were my best friend when I moved into the neighborhood and I loved coming over to play Barbies with you and Susan. Your parents were the nicest people and always treated me so well. Your Mom is now with your Dad and they are smiling on your families. She will be missed so much. I will remember her until I meet her again. Thinking of you all at this time. God bless you.
Sandy Buonafede Caron

Judy Buonafede
   Posted Tue January 03, 2017
So sorry about the passing of your mother. She was a beautiful woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May she rest in peace.
Judy Buonafede

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