Frances 'Franny' Cecilia Bernardel 1921 - 2010 Shawnee
Funeral Mass for Frances “Franny” Cecilia Bernardel, 88, Shawnee and previously of Bonner Springs, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in western Shawnee. Burial will be in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Bernardel died Sunday March 28, 2010, surrounded by family at her son’s home.
She was born Aug. 13, 1921, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Frank and Ruth Rooney (Gale).
Mrs. Bernardel was a devoted mother who worked part time at The Clothes Horse and Kelly’s Clothing Store, both in Bonner Springs. In her later years she enjoyed volunteering at Providence Medical Center. She was a long time parishioner of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was a member of the St. Ann’s Circle.
Her husband, John Bernardel, died in 2001. She also was preceded in death by two grandchildren.
Survivors include a son, Tony (Jane) Bernardel, Shawnee; a daughter, Mary Gale Adami, Independence, Mo.; a brother, Frank (Joyce) Rooney, North Kansas City, Mo.; and nine grandchildren.
Visitation will start at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday with a rosary service at 10:30 a.m., also at the church.
The family suggests memorials to The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, in Kansas City, Mo., sent in care of Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.
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