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Josephine Bernatchez

West Windsor, Vt. — Josephine Bernatchez, 59, a longtime resident of West Windsor passed away on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at her home in West Windsor.

She was born Aug. 28, 1953, in Windsor, Vt. the daughter of Joseph P. and Mary G. (Keeney) Bernatchez. She received her early education at the Albert Bridge Elementary School in West Windsor and later attended a private girl’s school in Connecticut. She attended Horticultural School in Boston before returning to West Windsor. She was employed at Cider Hill Green House in Hartland for many years.

Josephine loved gardening, caring for horses and was an avid reader.

She was predeceased by her mother in 1979, her father in 1980 and her brother, David J. Bernatchez in 2006.

Survivors include several cousins.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, with the Rev. William Sheldon, officiating. Committal services will follow in the family lot in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Windsor.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society at PO Box 702, Brownsville, Vt. 05037.

The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor is entrusted with the arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed at www.knightfuneralhomes.com.