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In Memory of

Sally E. Bernard

April 17, 1928 - September 15, 2016

Obituary


BERNARD, Sally E (Dunnigan) 88, of Needham and formerly of Norwood, passed peacefully Thursday September 15. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sally, the daughter of the late William J. and Olive (Tousignant) Dunnigan. Beloved wife of Robert E. Bernard. Devoted Mother of Tracy Burns and her husband Loren of Seattle WA, Timothy Bernard and his wife Mindy of Needham, Jeffrey Bernard of Manchester NH, Suzanne Bernard and her Fiancé Paul Handley of North Attleboro, Nansie Bernard and her partner Joe Scavuzzo of Manhattan NY, and Kathryn Perkins and her husband Christopher Perkins MD of Walpole....

BERNARD, Sally E (Dunnigan) 88, of Needham and formerly of Norwood, passed peacefully Thursday September 15. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sally, the daughter of the late William J. and Olive (Tousignant) Dunnigan. Beloved wife of Robert E. Bernard. Devoted Mother of Tracy Burns and her husband Loren of Seattle WA, Timothy Bernard and his wife Mindy of Needham, Jeffrey Bernard of Manchester NH, Suzanne Bernard and her Fiancé Paul Handley of North Attleboro, Nansie Bernard and her partner Joe Scavuzzo of Manhattan NY, and Kathryn Perkins and her husband Christopher Perkins MD of Walpole. Loving grandmother of Chelsea and Keegan Burns ; John, Matthew, Stephen, Michael, Caitlin, Robert, and William Bernard; Lauren, Patrick, Carly and Denery Noone; and Sarah, Sean and Hannah Perkins. Sister of the late William and Richard Dunnigan, and Jean Phelan. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Sally served as a flight attendant for American Airlines for several years before starting her family of six children. After her years of raising her children, she enjoyed playing cards, traveling the world, and was always up for an adventure. Her passion in life was spending time with her family. The Bernard Family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the Tippet House of Needham for their compassionate care in Sally's final days. Funeral Monday September 19th at Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte 1A) Norwood at 9 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Timothy's Church, Norwood at 10 AM. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 PM. Burial will be private. Expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Sally Bernard to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.