Bernier, Nellie Louise Fleming a 40 year resident of Torrance passed away on Monday, November 11, 2002 in Torrance. Born in Waterbury, CT, Nell was 91. Nell was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Redondo Beach. She is survived by her sons Rick Bernier of Torrance and Ronald Bernier of Mars Hill, ME; daughters Maxine (Clem) Lee of Acton, CA and Bonnie Misenis of Torrance; along with 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, November 15 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at White and Day Colonial Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd. in Redondo Beach. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 16 at 12:00 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church, 243 So. Broadway in Redondo Beach. Burial will follow with procession to Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach.

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  1. i miss her so much but in a way i am happy for her. she has gone to a better place now and atleast shes happy and with her seems so diiferant without her. its more quite now. i want to cry but smile at the same time, beacause when i think about the bad times i get sad but when i think about the good times im happy ,but feel bad for being happy.well i would like to say i had great times with my grandma(nana)and i will miss her.i love her and may she rest in peace.

  2. Having known Nell Bernier since my high school days,I have many memories.First is the love she had for her family and”Lovie”.She loved animals and there was always a family dog,and of course “Guanie” and often a sick bird or squirrel being nursed back to health.She was a family person and always enjoyed playing cards and having visitors.Her sense of humor and quickness with a pun,or a joke were still there when I last visited Nell in Jan.of this year.Twenty years ago Nell told me that Bonnie was her”right arm”and that turned out to be so true.She was surrounded by loving,caring family and friends all her last years.On my next visit to CA I will certainly miss a visit with the fun loving little lady I remember,but am glad she is now at peace.

  3. My first trip to CA, a few years ago was the first time I met Nell. Visiting her for the first time was an abolute pleasure. You could feel the love and warmth in the house, her wit and humor will be sadly missed. My deepest sympathies go out to the family.

  4. Nellie Mrs. Grasses Noodle Soup Sitting on little chairs Waking Bonnie from slumber Nellie let me do it ! Always remember the”Old Road” Don\’t let the “Rag Man get ya” A twinkle in her eye Nellie cared about her little girls ( Bonnie and Mary ) We all grew up And moved from Connecticut Only to be neighbors again As close as Arizona We shared visits and laughs Coffee and tea Nellie You are a fond memory for me. With love Mary ( Maribones )

  5. Nellie was like a second Mother to me when Bonnie & I were growing up. I spent many days and nights there. My fondest memory of Nellie is the Summer after I graduated High Scool. Mr.Bernier and Nellie took me to California With them. I stayed at thier House for 3 Months. Nellie and I went shopping,we shared stories and lots of laughs. She was not only like a Mother then, but also a friend. I hope she is resting in peace now. Love you Nell, Linda.

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