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Rachel Susan Marie Bernier

March 8, 1961 ~ July 22, 2022 (age 61)


Rachel (Begin) Bernier, 61, proud mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home in Bristol, CT on Friday, July 22, 2022. Rachel joined her one true love, her husband, Douglas in the eternal afterlife. Rachel was born in Southington, CT on March 8, 1961 to Theresa (Fortin) and the late Bertrand J. Begin, Sr.
Rachel was a lover of all animals. She enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Dallas Cowboys play on TV. She especially enjoyed watching her two grandson’s play youth football.

She leaves behind her daughter and son-in-law Kristin and Robert O’Connor, of Gainesville, FL; her son and daughter-in-law Douglas and Kaitlin Bernier, of East Hampton, CT; her beloved grandson’s Karter and Maverick Bernier; her mother Theresa Begin; and many siblings, nieces and nephews.
Rachel can now rest easy, free of worry, eternally watching over her family and enjoying a front row seat to every football game of her grandsons.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 26, 2022 at 11AM at St. Joseph Church, 33 Queen St., Bristol followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Friends and family are invited to calling hours prior to the mass from 9:00-10:30AM at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rachel’s memory to The Hundred Club of Connecticut, P.O. Box 419, Glastonbury, CT 06033 or the CT Humane Society, Administrative Office, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111 or online at www.cthumane.org/ways-to-give/.

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August 26, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
O'Brien Funeral Home
24 Lincoln Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010
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August 26, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Joseph Church
33 Queen St.
Bristol, CT 06010
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August 26, 2022

12:15 PM
St. Joseph Cemetery
522 Terryville Ave
Bristol, CT 06010
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