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Frances D. "Fran" Santspree Bernard
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1924
Cohoes
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2006
Troy
Rensselaer County
New York, USA

The Troy Record, Thursday, March 16, 2006
COHOES - Frances Hinds Bernard, 81, of Orchard Street in Cohoes, died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy, embraced by her loving family.
Born in Cohoes, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Helen Kane Santspree and beloved wife of Raymond L. Bernard of Cohoes.
Frances was a life long resident of Cohoes and attended the Cohoes schools. She was a homemaker dedicated to her family and home. They were the focus of her life and she treasured the family gatherings. Having a green thumb, she took great pride in cultivating her house plants. Frances enjoyed camping, cooking and reading.
She was a former member of the Ladies of the Moose and was a communicant of Holy Trinity Parish in Cohoes.
Besides her husband Ray, she is survived by her loving children Sandra Murray and Joy (Philip) Sawyer, all of Cohoes, Nancy Maloney of Troy, Terryjean (David) Vanier of Greenville, William Hinds, Donald D. Hinds of Maine, David A. Hinds (Eva) of Jamestown, Kenneth D. Hinds of Clifton Park, Steven J. (Barbara) Hinds of Buffalo, Alfred R. Bernard of Texas and Robert J. (Colleen) Bernard of Cohoes; 17 adored grandchildren; 20 cherished great-grandchildren; and one precious great-great-grandchild; her sister, Lois Rourke of Greenville; her brothers Arthur of Florida, Robert of Troy, Roy of Florida, John of Cohoes, Paul of Albany and Raymond Santspree of Loudenville. Many nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her daughter Lynne Marie Hinds, siblings Richard and Andrew Santspree and Thelma Gardner. She was also predeceased by her first husband William Hinds.
Funeral from the Fitzgerald Funeral Home Ltd., 105 Vliet Blvd., Cohoes, Saturday morning at 8:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Church in Cohoes at 9 o'clock. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Waterford. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-8 p.m
 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Francis Santspree (1901 - 1969)
  Ellen Frances Kane Santspree (1903 - 1969)
 
 Spouses:
  William Oscar Hinds (1924 - 1961)
  Raymond L. Bernard (1925 - 2012)*
 
 Children:
  William Thomas Hinds (1946 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frances D. Santspree Bernard (1924 - 2006)
  Richard J. Santspree (1926 - 2001)*
  Robert Lenard Santspree (1929 - 2011)*
  Thelma Mary Santspree Gardner (1931 - 1996)*
  Roy Joseph Santspree (1937 - 2011)*
  Lois Ann Santspree Rourke (1938 - 2012)*
  Andrew Harry Santspree (1939 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Waterford
Saratoga County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Marilynn Leon Santspree
Record added: Feb 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66208856
Frances D. Fran <i>Santspree</i> Bernard
Added by: Marilynn Leon Santspree
 
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