Bernard S. Kershaw, Sr., 85, of Enfield, beloved husband of 62 years to the late Carolyn M. (Fitzgerald) Kershaw, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Evergreen Health Care. Born April 10, 1935, he was the son of the late Stephen and Mary (Sadloski) Kershaw and grew up in East Hartford. He served in the US Army and was honorably discharged as a Specialist 4. In 1957, he married Carolyn and they were blessed with four children. They lived in Manchester for several years before purchasing their first home in Enfield where they resided for over 40 years. He and his wife were longtime members of Holy Family Church.
Bernard is survived by his children, Dawn Rubner and her husband Craig of Dresden, ME, Wendy Januszewski and her husband Dennis of Enfield, Diane Strouth of Enfield, and Bernie Kershaw, Jr. of Enfield, 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by 4 siblings.
Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for calling hours on Wednesday, October 21, from 4-6 pm at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., Enfield. A funeral service honoring his life will follow at 6 pm. Burial will be private, at the convenience of the family. MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED IN THE FUNERAL HOME. To leave online condolences, please visit www.leetestevens.com.