(877) 410-2424

24/7 Se habla español

In loving memory of
Joseph “Frank” Bernard
  • Passed away on January 10, 2020

  • Obituary
  • Sign Tribute Wall
  • Send an E-Card
  • Light a Candle
  • Send Flowers
  • Photos

Obituary

Joseph “Frank” Bernard, passed peacefully on January 10, 2020 surrounded by family.  Born December 21, 1938, in Hartford, CT, he was the son of Wilfred and Yvonne Bernard.  He was greeted at the gates by his beloved dog Harley, his parents, his siblings – Leo, Jeannette, Richard and Lillian, his in-laws – Helen and Butch Bolduc, and many other loved ones and friends.

Frank is survived by his wife of 56 years, Virginia “Jenny” (Bolduc) Bernard. They were long-time residents of Colchester, where they raised their three daughters, Kathleen Sciremammano, Corinne Seagrave and Janine Mosdale, before retiring in Florida. Frank also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren – Asia, Sierra, Sadie, Calleigh, Hunter and Logan and several great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his son-in-laws, John Sciremammano, Charles “Chip” Seagrave and Phil Mosdale, as well as countless family and friends.  He is also survived by two daughters from a previous marriage, Nancy & Denise, and their families.

Frank also leaves behind his life-long friend, Gary Fellows of Colchester, who he considered as a son. Gary and the Fellows family, have always been there for our family, through our ups and downs and everywhere in between.

Frank was a business owner with an amazing work ethic.  He owned a scale company and loved working on projects. He served in the Army and loved his country.  He and Jenny loved their trips up north to visit everyone.  He enjoyed traveling and seeing new places.  He also loved animals and nature.

Frank had a great sense of humor and was a generous person.  Anyone who knew him, knows he had a big heart and would always go out of his way to help someone. He has definitely earned his wings.

A graveside service and reception is being planned for May, in Connecticut.  As plans are finalized, they will be shared with family and friends.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Frank’s honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Send flowers to the family to show you care. Order Now

Tribute Wall

Leave a reply



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. 27 Jan 2020
    Janine Mosdale lit a candle:
    Lit since January 27, 2020 at 1:21:18 PM

  2. 27 Jan 2020
    Janine Mosdale says:
    Thinking of you everyday. Love You as Big as the Sky.

  3. 20 Jan 2020
    Heather Mcgrew says:
    Grandpa Frank, I wish were had more time.

  4. 18 Jan 2020
    Mary-Anne and Peter Montano says:
    Rest in Peace Frank....

  5. 18 Jan 2020
    Mary-anne and Peter Montano lit a candle:
    Lit since January 18, 2020 at 1:12:10 AM

  6. 17 Jan 2020
    Corinne "Corky" lit a candle:
    Lit since January 17, 2020 at 1:48:09 PM

  7. 17 Jan 2020
    Corinne "Corky" lit a candle:
    Lit since January 17, 2020 at 1:19:07 PM

  8. 16 Jan 2020
    Corinne Seagrave posted an image:


Send an E-Card

Please select an e-card

Required fields are marked *
 






Note: The code below resets with every submit of the form
captcha