Marilyn Berard, 90, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.
She was the cherished mother of Diana Clune of Port Charlotte, Marilyn Muller of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Roger Berard of Holbrook, N.Y., Karen Meritz of Port Charlotte, and Michelle Burdge of Holbrook; and a loving grandmother to 23 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She also is survived by two sisters, Teresa Mills and Claire Rosalino; cousin, Patricia Kerin; and her cat, Cleo. She was preceded in death by two children, Richard Berard and Debra Ingenito; and her beloved husband, Roger Berard.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte. Entombment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte. Please visit the online tribute for Marilyn Berard to give condolences and sign the guest book at www.kays-ponger.com.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Port Charlotte Chapel.