Nina F. Bernardo, 89, of Buzzards Bay died November 18 at Falmouth Hospital.

She was the widow of Robert J. Bernardo.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of Leo and Santa (Ionadi) Bille.

Ms. Bernardo worked as a nurse’s aide for a number of years, then as a teacher’s aide for the Bourne Public Schools.

She enjoyed reading, sightseeing and cooking.

She leaves her children, Susan (Gardner) Pleau, Karen Gardner, Leanne (Gardner) Braman, Donna Orphan, Robert Bernardo and Steven Bernardo; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and extended family.

She was preceded in death by three children, Patricia Lee, David R. Gardner Jr. and Sandra M. Pelletier.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 28, from 4 to 7 PM at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Boulevard in Bourne.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Monday, November 29, at 11 AM at St. Margaret’s Church, 141 Main Street in Buzzards Bay.

Burial will follow at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

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