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“Dear Gerry and the family, So sorry to hear of Rich's passing. I'm sure he's in that much better place now with no more pain and no more suffering. ...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Marie Elmore - Crossville, TN

“Dear Ginger and Bernier family. So sorry to hear that Richie has passed. He was a wonderful man. One of the best men I have ever known. Always kind...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Kathy Karney Mazzola - Chicago, IL

“Ahh, Rich, I will miss our greeting each other with simple French phrases whenever you and Gerry and the St. Anthony High School reunions were held. ...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Micki Smith - Clinton Township, MI

“Gerri and Family,I'm sorry for your Loss of your husband and dad. I always enjoyed my visits with Joe. He always had that big smile and welcoming...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Maureen Duncan - st. Clair, MI

BERNIER, Joseph Richard. November 6, 2018. Age 85. Beloved husband of Geraldine (nee: Moebs). Loving father of Michael Bernier (Sandra), Michelle Carter (Benjamin), David Bernier (Diane) and Linda McAlpine (the late Eric). Proud and loving grandfather of Matthew, Melissa, Daniel, Christa, Brenden, David Jr. and Ryan. Dear brother of Lucille, Jeanette and the late Therese. Mr. Bernier enjoyed cars and boats; he proudly served in the tank division of the United States Army during the Korean War and had a 32 year career as a plant engineer for General Motors. More than anything else in life, he loved his family and being with them. Visitation Thursday 3-9pm with a 7pm Scripture service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc., 54880 Van Dyke (at 25 Mile Rd.), Shelby Township. Instate Friday 9:30am until time of 10am Mass at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 54045 Schoenherr (S. of 25 Mile Rd.), Shelby Township. Memorial contributions to St. Joseph Mercy Hospice are appreciated. Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at