Robert Bernard Obituary

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Robert Joseph Bernard

January 18, 1921 - October 28, 2011
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Togus – Robert J. Bernard, 90, formerly of Penobscot St. Rumford, died Friday October 28, 2011 at the Hospice unit at Togus. He was born in Mexico, Maine on January 18, 1921 a son of John J. and Margaret Bernard. Bob was educated in Mexico schools and was a graduate of Mexico High School Class of 1940. He served in the US Army during WWII and was a member of the National Guard. Bob was employed at the Oxford Paper Co. in the rewinder department, and was a member of the 25 year club. He was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior. Bob was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the American Legion and the Elks. He enjoyed...
Togus – Robert J. Bernard, 90, formerly of Penobscot St. Rumford, died Friday October 28, 2011 at the Hospice unit at Togus.
He was born in Mexico, Maine on January 18, 1921 a son of John J. and Margaret Bernard.
Bob was educated in Mexico schools and was a graduate of Mexico High School Class of 1940.
He served in the US Army during WWII and was a member of the National Guard.
Bob was employed at the Oxford Paper Co. in the rewinder department, and was a member of the 25 year club.
He was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior.
Bob was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the American Legion and the Elks.
He enjoyed fishing, playing cribbage, playing cards at the Eagles, attending area football games, and was an avid reader at the library.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the Togus Hospice Unit for the love and care given to Bob during his illness.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda Pawlick and husband Thaddeus of Oakland, ME, a sister Ann Young of Falls Church, VA, three grandchildren, Jessica Soucy and husband Christopher, Kate Pawlick, and Dresden Pawlick, and three great grandchildren, Natalie Soucy, Abenezer Soucy, and Silas Pawlick.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Theresa (O'Hearn) Bernard, four sisters, Julia Wulff, Lorraine Dawson, Lena Louvat, and Helen Henry, and three brothers, Edmund Bernard, Andrew Bernard, and Anthony Bernard.
In lieu of flowers contributions in Robert's memory may be made to the VA VS Hospice Unit, Volunteer Services 135, Dept of Veteran's Affairs, 1 VA Center Augusta, ME 04330.

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