Annette T. Bernier, 87, of the Hazardville section of Enfield, beloved wife of the late Malcolm J. Bernier, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Saturday, March 8, 2014, surrounded by loved ones at Parkway Pavilion Healthcare.
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Annette was born Oct. 12, 1926, to the late Gilbert N. Vasseur and Antonia (Fiset) Vasseur Gallant. She was a lifelong resident of Hazardville and a communicant of St. Bernard Church. Annette attended schools in Enfield and was a graduate of Enfield High School. She had worked at Travelers Insurance Co. in Hartford, and met her future husband carpooling to work. Annette loved spending time with her family and had fond memories of vacations in Bermuda, Florida, and the time they spent in Virginia Beach. Annette loved spending time with her two grandchildren, Brittany and Nicholas.
Annette is survived by her two loving children, Gary Bernier of Enfield and Kenneth Bernier, and his wife, Joanne, of East Longmeadow, Mass.; her grandchildren, Brittany Bernier of Agawam Mass., and Nicholas Bernier of East Longmeadow, Mass.; a sister, Mary Lou Wight of Enfield; and her sister-in-law and brother-in law, Jack and Margaret Thomas of Florida. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. She was predeceased by her brother, Gil Vasseur; and her stepfather, Allire J. Gallant.
Family and friends will gather on Thursday, March 13, 2014, beginning at 8:45 a.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield, for a procession to St. Bernard Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be held in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Annette's memory may be made to the
Connecticut Chapter, 2075 Silas Dean Highway Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For additional information, directions, or to extend an online expression of sympathy please visit
Browne Funeral Chapels
43 Shaker Road
Enfield, CT 06082
Published in Journal Inquirer from Mar. 11 to Mar. 15, 2014