Suzanne B. Bernier
Suzanne B. Bernier
  • October 5, 1946 - January 11, 2017
  • Stoddard, New Hampshire

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Suzanne (Brown) Bernier 70, a resident of Stoddard, NH since 1972 died on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Keene Center- Genesis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center after a long battle with cancer.

She was born in Dorchester, MA on October 5, 1946, the daughter of the late George and Anne (Daly) Brown, she was raised and educated in Merrimack, NH. She graduated from Merrimack High School, class of 1964. Following graduation, she attended NH College of Accounting and Commerce in Manchester, NH.

On April 16, 1966 Suzanne and Gerard (Jerry) Bernier of Nashua were married at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Merrimack.

In her life, Suzanne was active in both preschool activities at a mother's cooperative kindergarten in Munsonville, NH and also was a Stoddard School Board member and chairman through the rebuilding of Stoddard's elementary school after it was destroyed by fire.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of fifty years, Gerard Bernier. She also leaves behind two wonderful children - a son Michael Bernier and daughter-in-law Krista of Malden, MA and her daughter Denise Bernier and husband Russell Beaudette of Raymond, NH. Suzanne was predeceased by her brother George A. Brown, Jr.

Along with the help of her husband and friends in the community, Suzanne organized many fund raising events for the benefit of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Her family and home were a priority in Sue's life. She enjoyed being a homemaker while working out of her home office for several years when her children were young. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and times away on travel. Prior to her retirement in 2001, she was a secretary at the Keene Police Department, Investigation Division for many years.

There are no public visiting hours. A private funeral service with interment in Stoddard, NH will take place in the spring.