Edward J. Bernard

PASSADUMKEAG - Edward J. Bernard, 82, husband of the late Beatrice (Betters) Bernard, passed away Jan. 30, 2013, in Englewood, Fla. He was born April 14, 1930, in Howland, son of Edward and Celia (Beaulieu) Bernard.

Edward was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, an avid golfer and was much loved by his family.

He is survived by four children, Vanessa Lancaster of Lincoln, Reginald Bernard of West Enfield, Kimberly Toye of Gorham and Sarah Curry of Bangor; eight grandchildren, Matthew Lancaster, Edward Bernard III, David Toye, Erica Bernard, Benjamin Toye, Zachary Curry, Michael Curry and Whitney Bernard; a brother, two sisters, several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held in the spring at St. Matthew Cemetery, West Enfield. Those who wish may sign an online guest register and leave written condolences at


Published in BDN Maine on Feb. 9, 2013