Lorraine Y. Bernard – Lincoln

Lorraine Y. Bernard – Lincoln

Lorraine Y. Bernard, 80, formerly of Manville, died Friday, April 17, 2020 at Mount Saint Rita’s Health Centre, Cumberland.

Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Adam and Virginia (Gosselin) Bernard, she had lived in Manville for 40 years, moving to East Greenwich to live with her niece Virginia Parent, two years ago.

Miss Bernard worked in the finance office at the Rhode Island Department of Health for 15 years, retiring in 2002. She was a communicant of St. James Church, Manville.

She is survived by one sister, Constance Mattiace, of Boca Raton, Fla.; one brother, James Bernard, of North Providence; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Lydia Nadeau, Bertha Bernard, Bertrand Bernard, Roland Bernard, Emelde Bonin and Bibianne Bourcier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at a later date. Burial will be in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Bellingham, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to St. James Church, P.O. Box 60, Manville, R.I. 02838, would be appreciated. Arrangements with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.