BERNARD Maxine A., 75, of Brookline, passed away on November 25, 2016. Born in Bastrop, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Harold & Rose Lee Bernard. A graduate of Girls Trade High School in Boston, she had worked for Suburban Home Health Care for several years. Maxine was a longtime member of Grant A.M.E. Church in Boston for many years & belonged to the Southerners Ministry there. She dedicated her life to helping others & was a member of the Elsie T. Joseph Missionary Society. Maxine was the mother of Kevin Bernard of Hyde Park; Godmother of Alfred L. Johnson Jr. of Brockton & his partner Schiller Augustin; sister of Tarma Johnson of Brockton & Sabina Johnson-McClelland of Statesville, North Carolina; & a close friend of Georgia Young, Jannie Robinson, Edna Smallwood, Vivian Marshall, Roberta Bower (aka Ms. Bobby), Debbie Williams, Rev. Melissa Langham & many others. All are welcome to gather Saturday at 9 a.m. for a 10 a.m. Celebration of Life service at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., BROCKTON and burial at Melrose Cemetery, Brockton. Visit www.waittfuneralhome.com or call 508-583-7272.
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Published in Boston Herald on Nov. 30, 2016