Mildred I. (Muise) Bernard
Mildred I. (Muise) Bernard, 98, of Agawam Village, Ipswich, wife of
the late Adelard J. Bernard, died peacefully Thursday, May 7, 2015
in the Ledgewood Rehabilitation Center, Beverly, with her daughters
and son in law by her side.
Born in Salem April 28, 1917, daughter of the late Joseph E. and
Elizabeth (Lefavour) Muise, she was raised in Salem and was a
graduate of St. James Parochial School, Salem.
Married in 1935 the Bernards soon made a home and started their
family on Vermette Court, Ipswich where she lived for many years.
During many of these years she was employed as an assembler at the
former Hytron Co. in Newburyport and more recently at Sylvania in
Mrs. Bernard enjoyed hours of knitting and sewing. She was a
generous contributor of her crafts to family, friends and various
church fairs. For many years she offered her wares at the annual Old
Ipswich Days on the South Green.
was a longtime member of the St. Stanislaus Parish of Ipswich.
is survived by three daughters, Elaine R. Michaud and her husband
Armand of Ipswich, Valerie A. Robinson and her husband Jack of Ft.
Myers, FL, Cynthia M. Dooley of Ipswich; nine grandchildren, Armand
Michaud, Jr., of RI, James Michaud of Quincy, Gary Michaud of
Ipswich, Christopher Schiessl of CA, Heidi Fogarty of RI, U.S. Navy
Capt. Gregory Smith of HI, Todd Smith of Ipswich, Shea Dooley of
Ipswich, Evan Dooley of HI; six great grandchildren: two great great
grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.
funeral service will be held 11 am Monday, May 11 in the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich followed by
interment in the New Highland Cemetery, Ipswich. A visitation is
offered from 10 am to the time of the service. Family and friends
are respectfully welcomed.