Bernadette C. Dickau, 79, of Holiday, FL, formerly of Bristol, passed away on Tuesday March 22, 2022. She was born on November 24, 1942 in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Stephen and Eileen (Kirshner) McHugh.
Bernadette was the loving wife of Arthur Paul Dickau, who passed away in 1999. She was very involved with her church, St. Vincent De Paul of Holiday, FL, as a Eucharistic Minister, member of the ladies guild and donation counter; and in her community as a member of the Beacon Square Civic Association. She loved going to and watching UCONN Women's Basketball and Connecticut Sun games with her friends in both Florida and Connecticut.
Bernadette's family meant the world to her and she is survived by her two sons Mark Dickau and his wife Melissa and Paul Dickau and his wife Dawn of Southington; grandchildren Alexandra Thomas, Madeleine and Daniel; grandpuppies Casey and Molly; and grandkittens Vaughn and Weiss; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, Bernadette is predeceased by her brother Albert McHugh and nephew Jeffrey McHugh.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022 at O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave, Bristol from 6 PM until 8 PM. A funeral will be held directly at St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave, Bristol for a 10 AM Memorial Mass on Saturday April 23, 2022. A committal service will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.
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