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Obituary for Roger Omer Bernard

ENFIELD – Roger O. Bernard, 80, loving husband of Therese (Richard) Henzel Bernard passed away at the age of 80 years old after a brief illness. Roger was born in Enfield, February 2, 1940, son of the late Omer and Anna (White) Bernard and was a lifelong resident of Enfield. He retired from Hamilton Sunstrand in Windsor Locks. Roger was a big sports fan and loved attending the UConn women’s basketball games with his wife or was just as happy to watch them at home. When he was not watching sports, he would be at his cousin Cathy and Dan’s house in the garden, but his favorite thing he liked was to make a bet or two on the horses or play a hand of black jack. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a step-daughter, Judy Ann Henzel Gastringer. He is survived by his wife Therese, a step-son and his wife, Robert and Ellen Henzel of Enfield, a step-son James Henzel of New Hampshire, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many cousins and close friends. Relatives and friends are invited to a Funeral Mass on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10 am at Holy Family Church, 23 Simon Road, followed by burial in St. Patrick’s King Street Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Strict social distancing protocols and the use of face masks will be required for all facets of the funeral service. For online condolences, please visit In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jeanne Jugan Parish of Holy Family Church, 23 Simon Road, Enfield, CT 06082 or to the charity of one’s choice.