The Life of Evelyn Burt Bernier
Evelyn “Babe”, “Ev” (Burt) Bernier, age 85 of Seymour, beloved wife of Lucien “Lou” Bernier, entered peaceful rest on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Griffin Hospital. Born in Oxford on January 3, 1933, she was the daughter of the late George and Nellie (Finkle) Burt. Babe loved crocheting, knitting with her sisters and traveling. A snowbird, she spent many winters on the beach in Florida. She will be remembered for her kind heart and deep love of family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband of 58 years, survivors include her loving daughter, Lynn Patafio and her husband John of Beacon Falls; 3 cherished grandchildren, Jessica Walsh, Daniel Walsh and Michelle Bernier, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Kevin Bernier, 6 brothers and 5 sisters.
A Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated on Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Trinity Episcopal Church, Seymour, at 10 a.m. Family and friends may call Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 am in the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour, CT 06483. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia. In Evelyn’s memory, donations can be made to the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Ave. Suite 102, Derby, CT 06418