Joan Florence Howland Bernardes

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 20 Mar 2011
  • Burial Unknown, Specifically: Private
  • Memorial ID 67195093

COTTAGEVILLE - Mrs. Joan Florence Bernardes, of Cottageville, died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Colleton Medical Center. The Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 925 Jefferies Blvd, Walterboro.

The Final Commendation and Farewell will be held privately. Mrs. Bernardes was born in Rockville, Connecticut and was a daughter of the late Olney Whipple Howland and Mildred Burns Howland.

She was a retired floral designer and was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church. She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother.

Surviving are: her husband, Anthony "Tony" Bernardes; children, Julie Boucher (Marc) of NH, Janet Ellis of TN, Joyce Orlowski (Rob) of CT and James Daigle of CT; step-daughter, Deborah Barra (Avelino) of Cottageville; brother, John Howland (Annie) of CT; grandchildren, Jenny Lee Titus, Michael Duquette, Bennett Ellis, Alexander Ellis, Kasie Daigle, Tyler Daigle, Robert Orlowski, Christopher Deldon and Sara Daigle; and step-grandchildren, Jason Fernandes, Justin Barra, Bianca Barra, Scott Bernardes, Jr., Shawn Bernardes and Steven Bernardes. She was preceded in death by a step-son, Scott Bernardes, Sr. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to: St. Anthony's Catholic Church.

The rosary service will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday evening, with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.

Published in Charleston Post & Courier on March 21, 2011

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