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Samuel J. Bernard

July 9th, 2016

Samuel J. Bernard, age 100 years, of West Melbourne, FL, formerly of Everett, MA, died peacefully surrounded by his family on July 8, 2016.

Sam was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy A. (Covino) Bernard, devoted father of Ronald S. Bernard of Tewksbury and Samuel L. Bernard of Boston. Father-in-law of Lynn Ann Bernard of Tewksbury. Loving Grandfather of Gina Murphy of Methuen, Ranee and Timothy Rooney of Wilmington, Ronald Bernard of Tewksbury, Michelle Kane of Everett, Anthony Bernard of Salisbury, Brian Bernard of Quincy, and Great-Grandfather of Morgan, Jake, Ashley, Conor, Jack, Aidan, Gavin, Morgan, and Tatum. Dear son of the late Simone and Nora (Dempsey) Bernard, brother of the late Rita Reardon, Anthony, James, Andrew, and Albert Bernard. Sam is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel, 302 Elm Street, Everett, MA, on Wednesday, July 13th at 11:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow.

In lieu of flowers donations in Samuel’s memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Suite 103, Wellesley, MA 02481, www.jdrf.org

Samuel was a United States Navy Veteran during World War II and a Postal Clerk for the Boston Post Office for many years before he retired.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington, MA. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

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6 Entries in Guest Book for “Samuel J. Bernard”

  1. Carol Langston says:

    My deepest sympathy to your family. I remember Sam well and always enjoyed him. Your family will be in my prayers.

  2. Bonnie & Marty Spiegel says:

    Our deepest condolences to the entire Bernard Family. I met Sam a couple of times and he was a very nice man and will forever be remembered. Keep him in your hearts, and he will surely be remembered. Prayers to the entire family!

  3. Kathleen Deloreto says:

    My despest sympathy to the family. I grew up with the Bernard family, due to my mother was Julia Bernard, his sister. We spent many wonderful times together in Everett. He was quite a character.

  4. Carrie says:

    May you rest in peace. You will be sadly missed by family and friends.

  5. Tom, Rory, Nick and Sam Bernard says:

    I have very fond memories of Uncle Sammy. We are all praying for the family and we rejoice that Sammy has gone on to his reward. He will be missed. As they used to say in the old days, “see you on the other side”.

  6. Retired Assoc. of Metro Police says:

    Ronnie, On behalf of the Retired Association of the Metropolitan Police, please accept our most heartfelt sympathies and deepest condolences for your loss….our thoughts and prayers are with family, friends and the community during this difficult time.

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