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1963 Steven 2023

Steven Donald Bernard

June 15, 1963 — July 31, 2023



Steven Donald Bernard, was born on June 15, 1963, in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and was a resident of Gardner, Massachusetts man of many passions, Steven found joy in the simple things in life, like his love for Marvel Comics, coin collecting, Pokémon Cards, and playing games. Known for his funny demeanor, Steven treasured making people around him laugh. His dedication was reflected in his career as a Computer Programmer, proudly contributing to Digital and Simplex. Amid the hustle of life, Steven always prioritized what mattered to him the most – his family, especially his beloved wife, Tara.

As a loving husband, brother, and son, Steven left an indelible mark on the lives he touched. He is survived by his wife, Tara Bernard; his sisters, Joyce Bolduc, Cheryl Aldrich, and Nancy O'Leary; and his brother, Alan Bernard. He also leaves his father-in-law, David Strout, and mother-in-law, Pauline Strout: a sister-in-law, Becker, and Amanda Parker Strout.

He is predeceased by his parents, Donald and Elaine Bernard

A memorial mass will be held to honor and remember Steven's life on August 9, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Vincent De Paul Church, 1 Forest Street, Baldwinville, Massachusetts 01436.
There are no calling hours, and his burial will be private.  

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions can be made in Steven's name to the National Kidney Foundation at, or to St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1 Forest Street, Baldwinville, MA 01436
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The Mack Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner, MA 01440, has been entrusted with Steven's funeral arrangements.

Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, and Melissa A. McQuaid, funeral directors. 

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, August 9, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St Vincent De Paul Church

1 Forest Street, Templeton, MA 01436

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