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Bernice E. Plantier,106

Bernice E. (Lesure) Plantier, 106, of Pittsfield died on Thursday July 28, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Stamford, VT on April 17, 1916 a daughter of the late Carl and Bessie (Brothers) Lesure. Bernice attended Stamford School & Drury High School.

Bernice was employed by Sprague Electric Company for 43 years. She loved flower gardens, needle point, knitting, and was an avid reader. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, music, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Bernice was predeceased by her husband Elie Plantier who died in 1962 and her brothers, Nelson, Floyd, Gordon, Gerald, Ronald and Paul Lesure.

She leaves her daughter, Melissa Nicholson of Pittsfield with whom she shared a home, two granddaughters, Kristin Ferris (Kenny Ferris), Victoria Nichols, 4 great grandchildren, Corey Nichols (Erica Newton), Erin Horne (Robert Horne), Michael Ferris and Matthew Ferris, great great granddaughter Peyton Horne. She also leaves her devoted and loving sister Helen Shields, brothers Lawrence, Charles and Richard Lesure and her dear friend Sue Davis

FUNERAL NOTICE: Services for Bernice Plantier will take place on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Calling hours will be at Stamford Community Church on Tuesday from 10:00-11:30 AM, services at 11:30am. Burial immediately following at the Millard Cemetery. Donations may be made to Hospice of the Berkshires through the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit


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Gram I miss you every day. You were the best gram there could ever be we were so blessed to have you in our lives for so long. I think of you every single day. Love you forever ??
from: Kristinon: 08-25-2022

My deepest condolences, with hopes that your fondest memories sustain you all during these difficult times. Bernice was a patron of mine for many years, and I thought the world of her throughout. I will always smile when I remember her.
from: Alice Vignaon: 08-03-2022

Gram u were the best!!!! U were the gram Everyone would've wanted. I miss u already and especially making desserts for in peace sweet lady.....until we meet again............Diane L
from: on: 07-31-2022

So sorry for your loss. It doesn't matter how old someone is, when they leave us, it still creates a void in our lives. Sending positive energy/thoughts to all of you during this time.
from: Marie Kelly-Whitneyon: 07-31-2022

Dear Hellen: Donna and I are sorry to hear about Bernie .We had great time when we were young. May she now RIP. Love Donna and Herbie.
from: on: 07-29-2022

I already miss my gram so much!! Best gram I could ever have asked for...
from: Vicki Nicholson: 07-29-2022