Richard “Dick” E. Bergeron, 88, beloved wife of Dorothy (Eddy), of South Windsor, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Touchpoints at Chestnut in East Windsor. Born in Essex Jct., VT, to the late Henry and Irene (Machia) Bergeron. Dick served in the US Army 43rd Div. during the Korean Conflict and returned home for a short time then relocating to Connecticut in 1953, marrying Dorothy in 1954.
Dick was employed by Pratt and Whitney Aircraft for 38 years, retiring in 1991. After retiring, they moved back to Vermont for 9 years and then moved back to CT in 2000. He worked part time for Manchester Country Club for many years. He was a life member of the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department, also coaching little league baseball in the 1970’s. He was a regular attendee of Wapping Community Church in South Windsor. Dick and Dorothy enjoyed many years of camping and traveling with their motorhome and spent many winters in Florida.
Besides his loving wife of 67 years, he is also survived by his daughter, Pamela Wahlberg and her husband John Robert of Manchester; two grandchildren John Robert “Rob” and great-granddaughter Eleanor and great-grandson Jack, of West Springfield, MA, granddaughter Elizabeth Boylan and her husband William and great-granddaughter Evelyn of Downingtown, PA. He is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Wilson of Burlington, VT, Barbara Lawrence of South Burlington, VT; three brothers Barry Bergeron of Winooski, VT, Robert Bergeron and wife Judy of Rouses Pt., NY and John Bergeron and wife Theresa of Jericho, VT; sister-in-law Patricia Bartlett and husband Robin of Jericho, VT; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by a son Mark; sisters Lorraine, Ilene and Margaret; brothers Gerald, Larry and Carroll.
The Bergeron Family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Touchpoints at Chestnut for their compassion and care of Richard. A special thank you to Morgan Engle, LPN and Faith Kinback, LPN.
Family and friends may call on the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, from 10-11 a.m. followed by a memorial service, with a burial at East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dick’s name can be made to Visiting Nurse and Health Services, 8 Keynote Drive, Vernon, CT 06066. For online condolences, please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.
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