Philip Bernaiche, 87, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016, at Houlton Regional Hospital with family at his side. He was born in Stockholm, the son of Donat and Edith Bernaiche.
Phil was an advocate for the community. His passion was serving on multiple committees for the Town of Houlton. He served several terms on the town council with peoples interest at heart. He was also a member of NAMI and was a voice for the mentally ill.
He leaves behind six children, Gary and his significant other, Barb, Cheryl and her husband, Averill, Darrell and his wife, Mary, James and his wife, Mary Ellen, Rebecca and her husband, Scott, David; special friends, Carl and Priscilla Lord; grandchildren, Toni, Mindy, Shasta, Ryan, Justin, Ian, Kelly, Devon, Chris, Jon; great-grandchildren, Gabby, Mia, Ethan, Elijah, Ambrose; and also three "grandchildren", Kiara, Brooklyn, and Innie. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Marie; a brother, Peter Bernaiche; and a sister, Joanne Brewer.
Friends may call 6-8PM Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton. A Mass Of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10AM Wednesday at St. Mary of the Visitation with the Father David Raymond celebrant. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery, Houlton. The family invites relatives and friends for a time of refreshment at the church fellowshhip hall following the interment.
Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com