Bernadette A. “Bernie” Smith 1956-2019
Bernadette A. “Bernie” Smith
Bernadette A. “Bernie” Smith, 62, of Dorchester, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019 at her residence. A prayer service will be held on Thursday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at Saint Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. Father Tim Oudenhoven will officiate. Family and friends are welcome from 4 p.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church.
Bernadette was born on Nov. 12, 1956 in Medford, the daughter of Norman and Delores (Scheuer) Smith. Bernie was paralyzed since she was 19 years old. She enjoyed her cats, Sasha, Punky, Peppy and Smokey. She also loved being outside in the sun, playing computer games, board games and card games. She was known for being a shopaholic.
Bernadette is survived by her mother, Delores Smith of Dorchester; caregiver, Brian Robida of Dorchester; sisters, Nancy Smith of Boyd and Pamella Smith of Owen; nephews, Eric Smith and Kurt Block; niece, Aimee Frederick; and many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
Bernadette was preceded in death by her grandparents and her father, Norman Smith.
The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com.