Doris Diane Bernier, affectionately known as “Tatante”, of Colchester and formerly of Wethersfield, passed away peacefully at home Nov. 15, 2018 at the age of 83.
Born Oct. 14, 1935 in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Hormidas and Adele (Lizotte) Bernier.
Ms. Bernier had worked as a bookkeeper and office manager for L.J. Electric Co. in Bloomfield for many years before her retirement.
She leaves her beloved sister, Pauline “Polly” Leonard of Colchester; sister-in-law, Patricia Powers of East Hampton; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by six siblings, Edgar, Robert, Marcel, Laurent, Maurice and Aline; and two grand nephews, John Leith and Daniel Bernier.
The family will receive guests 2 - 4 Sunday (Nov. 18th) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated 10:00 AM Monday (Nov. 19th) directly at St. Andrew Church, 128 Norwich Ave., Colchester followed by burial in the New St. Andrew Cemetery. The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the many dedicated caregivers that were there for Doris through her final illness.
Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Assn. (www.heart.org) or the American Diabetes Assn. (www.diabetes.org) . for online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com