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In Memory of

Jacqueline T. Bernier

July 18, 1928 - June 10, 2017

Obituary


Jacqueline Theresa (Richard) Bernier 88 of Swansea died on June 10, 2017 after a long illness in Kimwell Nursing Home, Fall River.

She was the wife of the late Leo Bernier. They were married in a double wedding ceremony on May 31, 1948.

Born July 18, 1928 in Fall River, MA she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ida (Poirier) Richard. She is also the mother of the late Richard Bernier and sister to the late Normand Richard.

She is survived by three daughters, Claudia Norman and husband Dana, Paula...

Jacqueline Theresa (Richard) Bernier 88 of Swansea died on June 10, 2017 after a long illness in Kimwell Nursing Home, Fall River.

She was the wife of the late Leo Bernier. They were married in a double wedding ceremony on May 31, 1948.

Born July 18, 1928 in Fall River, MA she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ida (Poirier) Richard. She is also the mother of the late Richard Bernier and sister to the late Normand Richard.

She is survived by three daughters, Claudia Norman and husband Dana, Paula Comiskey, (husband) the late Jack Comiskey, all of Swansea, Anne-Marie Cardin, husband Michael of Manassas, VA. And five grandchildren, Lisa Norman Graham, and husband David, Steven Norman, Joann, Jody and Joseph Cestodio, and six great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind four sisters, Rita Ouellette, Lucille Kirby, Pauline Boutin and Claudette Porter and many nieces and nephews.

During World War II Jackie worked at the Firestone plant in Fall River making gas masks for the American service members. Jackie started the St Anne's Parish Girl Scout Troop along with a few members. She spent 17 years as the Brownie troop leader and continued working volunteering her time to the organization. She was president of the American Legion Auxiliary for many years. Jackie enjoyed so many things but most of all years of cruising the world with her husband Leo.

Her Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 1:00PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at BIRCHCREST, 189 Gardners Neck Road, Swansea, MA 02777. Visitation prior from 9:00 to 1:00PM. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her honor may be made to: Compassionate Care Hospice, 174 Dean Street Taunton MA 02780. Relatives and friends invited. For tributes and online registration: www.waring-sullivan.com