Bernadette E. Ney “Elsie” of Merton, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the age of 93.
Elsie was formerly employed at Globe Union (now Johnson Controls) and was a crossing guard at Merton Elementary School for many years. She enjoyed gardening, was a great cook, a wonderful baker and loved to walk everywhere.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years John in 2007 and is survived by her daughters the late Mary Jean (Robert) Walther and Margaret Ney-Clausen (former husband Scott), grandchildren; Julie Vincent, Jaysen Walther, Jonathan (Tiffany) Clausen and Benjamin Clausen and great-grandchildren Zachary, Jacob and Matthew Walther and Kennedy Vincent. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents Herbert and Mary Kaun and sisters Elizabeth, Ruth and MaryAnn.
The family wishes to thank Lisa, Victoria, Amy, Dorothy, Michael G., Michael M., Marilynn,
“The Sparrow Song” Mary, Doreen and Meg,
and so many others for the special care and concern given to Bernadette.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 PM (NOON) on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at St. Charles Catholic Church 313 Circle Dr., Hartland. Final rest will be in St. Charles Cemetery. Visitation at church from 10:00 AM until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Charles Church or the Hartland Food Pantry.