RUMFORD – Mr. Robert J. Bernard, Jr., 53, died unexpectedly Tuesday April 24, 2012 in Rumford. He was a resident of the Garneau Road in Peru. Born in Rumford, Maine on June 13, 1958 he was a son of Robert and Mabel (Jamison) Bernard, Sr. He attended Mexico Schools. He worked for Richard Carrier as a truck driver. He enjoyed riding his Harley, bird hunting with his wife and daughter Kayla, fishing, gardening. He was a member of the Hog Chapter. Robert was married in Peru, Maine on August 21, 1993 to Tish Levesque who survives of Peru. Other survivors include three sons; Robert Bernard, III and wife Cassandra of Lisbon, John Bernard and wife Sarah of Buckfield, Dan Levesque of Lisbon, daughters; Tanya West and her husband Dean of Lewiston, Kayla Bernard of Carnegie, PA, brothers; Keith Virgin and wife Denise of Hartford, ME, Kevin Williams of MA, sisters; Karen Ruprecht and husband Albert of Wilton, Kaye Abbott and husband Donald of Dixfield, Debra Wentworth of Dixfield, 8 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents. Family and friends are invited sign the online register book and share memories with the family at www.meaderandson.com.
BERNARD - Mr. Robert J. Bernard, Jr., 53, died in Rumford, ME on April 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held 1PM Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Calvary Baptist Church in Turner. Those who desire may contribute to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04101 in his memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME 3 Franklin St. Rumford, ME.