Mary Gertrude Berard - Cumberland

Mary Gertrude Berard - Cumberland

Mary Gertrude (Davis) Berard, 88, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul F. Berard.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Christopher and Catherine (Goodwin) Davis, she resided in Cumberland since 1955. Mrs. Berard had been employed by Fram; the Cumberland School Lunch Program; and Texas Instruments, until retiring in 1988.

She was a former volunteer at the Memorial Hospital of RI and was a longtime member of St. Patrick’s Bowling League.

She leaves two daughters, Karen M. Stott and her husband Gary and Leslie A. Vartanian and her husband, Michael, all of Lincoln; five grandchildren, Alison and Jonathan Stott, Kristen, Lisa and Mitchell Vartanian; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Agnes Andrews, Catherine Boyle, Veronica Gingras and Joseph Davis.

Her funeral will be held Thursday at 8:45 a.m. from the CHEETHAM Funeral Home, 1012 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Jude Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln. Interment will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. VISITATION will be Wednesday 5 - 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to St. Antoine Residents Activities Fund, 10 Rhodes Ave., North Smithfield, RI 02896 would be appreciated.