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Marcel R. Bernard

May 19, 1922 ~ November 3, 2017 (age 95)


Marcel R. Bernard, 95

US Army Air Corps and Air Force Veteran

Fitchburg-Marcel R. Bernard, 95, died Friday Nov. 3, 2017, at the Highlands, after an illness.

His wife, Violet G. (Conrad) Bernard died in 2007.

He leaves one sister, Mary Jane Rosenthal of Fitchburg.

Marcel was predeceased by two brothers, Roland and Donald Bernard and one sister, Rachel Melanson.

Marcel was born in Fitchburg on May 19, 1922, a son of the late Hector P. and Mathielda (Richard) Bernard. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and the US Air Force during the Korean War. He worked for Anderson Window Co. for many years, retiring in 1984.

Marcel was a longtime active member of the Messiah Lutheran Church in Fitchburg. He was a very generous man who was always willing to help someone in need.

His funeral will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Messiah Lutheran Church, 750 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA.

Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Main Street, Leominster, MA.

A calling hour will be held at the church prior to the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Messiah Lutheran Memorial Fund, 750 Rindge Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420.

The Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water Street, Fitchburg, MA have been entrusted with Marcel’s funeral arrangements.


Monday, November 13, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Messiah Lutheran Church
750 Rindge Road
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420

Funeral Service

Monday, November 13, 2017
11:00 AM

Messiah Lutheran Church
750 Rindge Road
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420

Graveside Service

Monday, November 13, 2017

Evergreen Cemetry
357 Main Street
Leominster, Massachusetts 01453

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