|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1928|
|Death: ||May 15, 2012|
OAKLAND - Ida G. Bedard, nee Fredette, 84, of Oakland, and formerly of Colchester and New Britain, Conn., and Lac Megantic, Quebec, widow of the late Roland C. Bedard, entered Eternal Rest on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Born April 8, 1928, in Lac Megantic, she was a daughter of Samuel and Victoria (Lessard) Fredette.
On April 12, 1945, she and Roland were married in Lac Megantic and shared 58 years of marriage before he predeceased her on Nov. 5, 2003. They started their family in Lac Megantic, and in 1953, with four young children, moved to Oakland. In 1965 they moved to Connecticut to pursue career opportunities and in 1983, returned to Oakland to enjoy their retirement.
Mrs. Bedard had worked for various companies throughout the years.
Mrs. Bedard was a communicant of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Oakland.
She is survived by four children and their spouses, Roger and Carmen Bedard of Sidney, Gaetane and Roger Ouellette of Florida, Claire and Mitchell Ziolkowski and Theresa and John Mohrlein Jr., all of Connecticut; her daughter-in-law, Claudette Bedard, of Connecticut; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and several beloved nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son, Gaetan; a grandson, Denis; two brothers and two sisters.
Committal to be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Grove Street, Waterville. Morning Sentinel 5/17/2012)
Roland C Bedard (1926 - 2003)
Saint Francis Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Sec: Redemption Lot: 71E
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: May 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90264180