Lorraine I. (Gingras) Bernard

January 13, 2019


Lorraine I. (Gingras) Bernard, 88, of Somerset, passed away on Sunday, January 13,2019 at her home. She was the wife of the late Clement "Clem" Bernard.

She was also the loving companion of Edward Silva of Rehoboth for many years. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred J. And Alice A. (Parker) Gingras. Mrs. Bernard was a communicant of Saint Louis de France Church and was very active in organizing many local sports car events, including events held at Horseneck Beach. She and her late husband, Clem, were also members of the Quequechan Club and the local sports car club.

Survivors include one brother, Norman Gingras of Tiverton; a nephew, Douglas Bernard of Tiverton; a great-niece Kelly Gugliotti and her husband Michael of Watertown, CT; a great-nephew, Christopher Bernard and his wife Dawn of Swansea; and two great-great nieces, Sophia and Brianna; a cousin, Lucille Maynard of Swansea; along with many close friends. She was the sister of the late Leslie Gingras.

Mrs. Bernard's funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 8 AM from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9AM in Saint Louis de France Church, 56 Buffington Street, Swansea. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial to follow in Notre Dame Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held Friday, January 18, 2019,from 4pm-7pm,in the funeral home.

Memorial donations in Lorraine's name can be made to Forever Paws Animal Shelter, 300 Lynwood Street, Fall River, MA.

Calling Hours

JAN 18. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Service

JAN 19. 8:00 AM (EST)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

JAN 19. 9:00 AM (EST)

St. Louis de France Church,
Buffington St.
Swansea, MA, 02777

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