Bernadette M. Boisvert, 96, formerly of Biddeford died Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Seal Rock Health Care in Saco. She was born August 8, 1922, in in St. Lucie de Beauregard, P.Q., Canada a daughter of Joseph D. and Eva (Bruneau) Guay. Her family moved to Hardwick, VT when she was an infant, and she was raised and educated there.
She came to Biddeford in the early 1940’s .
On June 29, 1946 she married Omer R. Boisvert at St. Andre’s Church.
Bernadette worked as a housekeeper, seamstress and governess.
She was a lifelong member of St. Andre’s Church in Biddeford and much of her life was centered on church worship and activities. Music was her passion; she played the harmonica and steel guitar and enjoyed dancing and simply listening to music.
Bernadette was preceded in death by Omer, her husband of 46 years, on February 23, 1993 and by her son Richard O. Boisvert on April 5, 2012.
She is survived by:
3 daughters: Sandra Colclough and husband David of Biddeford
Claudette “Kadijah” Bashir of Midland City, Alabama
Patricia Morin of Saco
2 sons: Steven Boisvert and wife Karen of Nashua, NH and formerly of Waterboro, ME
Roland Boisvert and wife Tammy of Shrewsbury, MA
1 sister in-law Nancy Boisvert of Scarborough, ME
Many grand and great grandchildren
Visiting Hours will be 4 -7 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com. If so desired, donations in memory of Bernadette may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
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