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Bernard, Robert (Bob)

Robert (Bob) Bernard, 88, of Albuquerque was called home by our Heavenly Father, on July 24, 2016 after a long illness.

Bob was married to the love of his life, Dolores, for almost 65 years. He was retire from the U. S. Air Force and U. S. Civil Service. Bob loved gardening especially his rose garden, caring for his many pets over the years and enjoyed his music CD collection. Brandon, one of his pallbearers, was Bob's little brother in the Big Brother Big Sister program.

Bob is survived by his wife Dolores, his children Roger and wife Vera Bernard of Mount Airy, NC, Janeen and husband Greg Boruh and son David Bernard, granddaughter Melissa and husband Dustin Neel and great-granddaughter Sullyn Neel, all of Albuquerque; two step-grandchildren Christine and husband Jaime Hash, and Andrew and wife Lauren Jones; plus his current doggy, Millie.

A visitation for Bob will be held on Thursday July 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm at Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church, 8901 Candelaria Rd. NE followed by the recitation of the rosary at 7:00pm. Mass of a Christian Burial at Sangre de Cristo will be held on Friday July 29, at 9:15am. Pallbearers are David Bernard, Greg Boruh, Dustin Neel, Brandon Blaisdell, Bernard Parascandola and John Rendell.

A reception following the mass will be held at the home of Bob and Dolores.

In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Brothers of the Good Shepherd for the Homeless at Good Shepard Center, P.O. Box 749, Albuquerque, NM 87103, in Bob's memory, his favorite charity. Interment will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Monday August 1, 2016 at 2:15 pm with full military honors. The family wishes to thank Ambercare Hospice for all of their loving care and support for the past 19 months.

Please visit Bob's online guest register at


Arrangements entrusted to Riverside Funeral Home,

225 San Mateo NE,

Albuquerque, NM 87108,

Published in Albuquerque Journal from July 27 to July 28, 2016
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