|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1909|
|Death: ||Dec. 7, 2003|
NORFOLK - Michael Bernard, 94, of the 2700 block of Vimy Ridge Ave., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, in a local hospital. He was a native of Virginia Beach and the son of the late Jeremiah and Teresa DelSole Bernard.
Mr. Bernard retired in 1947 from the United States Navy after 20 years service. He was a World War II veteran. Following his retirement from the Navy, he went to work for The Virginian-Pilot as a printer and retired in 1972. He was a Roman Catholic.
Mr. Bernard is survived by his wife of 71 years, Bettie Flanagan Bernard of Norfolk; and his two daughters, Bettie B. Noonan and her husband Tim of Manassas, Va., and Beverly B. Hodges and her husband Bernie of Norfolk; his sister, Agnes Cotton of Oklahoma City, Okla., six grandchildren, Frank, Sharon, Kathy, Bill, Michael, Jackie; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The Mass of the Resurrection will be held in St. Therese's Catholic Church, 4137 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, today at 7 p.m. by the Rev. James Kruc. The family will receive friends today in the church from 6 to 7 p.m. Burial will be on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Norfolk Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Published in the Virginian Pilot December 9,2003
Bettie Flanagan Bernard (1916 - 2005)
CPRTR US Navy World War II
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
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Record added: Jan 12, 2005
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