LORRAINE A. BEDARD, nee Boisvert, age 98

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 7th, 2018

Lorraine A. Bedard, nee Boisvert, age 98, of Port Charlotte, Florida, a former longtime resident of Lombard, Illinois, passed away on February 19, 2018.  Lorraine is survived by her children, Sharon, George (Patricia), Edward (Pamela), Dolores (Ron) Callis, Richard (Cathy), and Mary (Frank) Geldert; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her sisters, Adelaide Mills, Dolores Baker, Donna Arndt; and her brother, Larry.

Mrs. Bedard is preceded in death by her beloved husband George; her daughter Joan; her brother, Louie; and her sisters, Beverly Miner, Viola Hull and Joan Corbin.

Lorraine grew up in Little Falls, Minnesota and was the daughter of Addie and Louie Boisvert.  She married George Bedard in April of 1942 and enjoyed 57 years of marriage and raising her family in Lombard.

Lorraine was active in both her church and community.  She was a longtime Eucharistic Server at Sacred Heart Church and an active member of the Lombard Garden Club for many years.

Lorraine, after raising her family, began working as an accountant, eventually retiring from the Plunkett furniture chain.  Upon her retirement, Lorraine continued to pursue her enjoyment of both golf and bowling, activities she thoroughly enjoyed late into her 90’s.

Lorraine will be dearly missed by all who knew her, especially her family.

Memorial Mass for Lorraine will be held Friday, March 23rd at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 114 South Elizabeth Street, Lombard.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Carmel of Mary, 17765 78th Street, SE, Wahpeton ND 58075 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 would be appreciated.


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  1. Bruce A. Bachleda says:

    George, Ed and the rest of your family, so sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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