Germain R. Berard - Manville

Germain R. Berard - Manville

Germain R. “Gerry” Berard, 69, of New River Road, Manville, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Donna (Robbins) Berard.

Born in Lexington County, South Carolina, he was a son of the late Germain R. and Alice (Paquin) Berard.

Mr. Berard worked as a Real Estate Broker for Lambert & Lambert Real Estate 40 years prior to retiring. He was a United States Army veteran.

He was a former member of the Elks and volunteered at the Cat Sanctuary on Mendon Road in Woonsocket.

He loved going on Cruises with his wife and spending time with family and friends. He was a lover of antique cars and enjoyed going to all the antique car shows.

Besides his wife Donna he is survived by his three children, Scot and his wife Maria Berard of Lake Oswego, Ore., Todd and his wife Julie Berard of Seattle, Wash., and Christine and her husband Roland Dumas of Woonsocket; two brothers, Roland Berard of Woonsocket and Paul Berard of Terryville, Conn.; and six grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 2 P.M. in the S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, R.I. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are from 12 P.M. to 3 P.M. Burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Rd., Woonsocket, R.I. 02895, and Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd. East Providence, R.I. 02914, would be appreciated.