Harriett B. (Brong) Bernier

October 24, 1919 ~ July 1, 2019 (age 99)

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Harriet B. Bernier, 99, of Williamsport, died on July 1, 2019.  Born October 24, 1919 in Syracuse, NY, she was the daughter of Dana Jacob Brong and Lula Sherman Brong.  In 1943 she married John Edward Bernier, with whom she enjoyed 46 years of marriage. She retired in 1980 from the PA Department of Health.  Harriett was a member of the Montoursville Presbyterian Church, she loved animals and volunteered at the Lycoming County SPCA, enjoyed swimming into her eighties, she was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed sewing and knitting, was an avid reader and loved watching Jeopardy. 

Harriett is survived by 1 son:  Dana Bernier (Sara) of Linden; a daughter:  Christine Walsh of Alexandria, VA; 4 grandchildren:  Kelly Loss (Christopher) of Alexandria, VA, Jennifer Schmidt (Ryan) of Lebanon, PA, Michelle Harstead (Richard) of Cogan Station, and Kristina Bernier of Williamsport; and 5 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a sister Charlotte.

Her family has entrusted the Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation and Funeral Service 500 West 4th Street Williamsport, PA, and in accordance with her wishes there will be a private memorial service at the family’s convenience.  Those wishing to make a donation in her memory are encouraged to remember the Lycoming County SPCA 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.  To share a condolence or memory please visit

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