Bernard John Banville, 79, of Vernon, beloved husband for 60 years to Jeanne (Marquis) Banville passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019. Bernard was born June 3, 1940 in Baker Lake, New Brunswick, Canada to the late Edmund and Rosalie (Nadeau) Banville and moved to CT from Ft. Kent, ME in 1959.
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He was employed by Roosevelt Mills in Rockville, First Brandsof East Hartford and Natural Country in Ellington. He enjoyed spending time with his family, music and movie trivia, watching the UConn Girls Basketball team, and going for long drives.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children; his sons, Dwayne Banville and his wife Karen (Morel) and Richard Banville all from Vernon; his daughter, Susan Banville Vorchheimer and her husband Stephen of Vernon; his grandchildren, Tyler and Caroline Banville of Ellington,Matthew and Christal Banville of Ellington, Tara and Kevin McNavage of New Tripoli, PA, Allison Vorchheimer and her partner David Malon and Bethany Vorchheimer and her partner Spencer Desmond; of Vernon, his brother, Beurmond Banville,of St. Agatha, Maine, his favorite niece Brenda Gagnon of Rockport, Maine, and other nieces and nephews and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his siblings; Benoit “Gil” Banville, Geraldine of Baker Lake, Raymond Banville, Gilberta “Fille” Larlee and Georgianne Belanger.
Relatives and friends may join the family at 10:00 am on Friday, November 22, 2019, at Blessed Sacrament Parish – St. Bernard Church, Rockville. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery, Rockville.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cornerstone Foundation, Inc., PO Box 3, Rockville CT 06066-9998
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