Bernice K. Plouffe

Published on Friday, 3 September 2021 18:20


It is with sorrow that the family of Bernice K. Plouffe, of Bristol, announce her passing on Aug. 29, 2021. She died peacefully at Bristol Hospital at the age of 84. Bernice was born in Poland on Feb. 24, 1937 and was raised in Burlington. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a secretary at Mary A. Callen School and Wallace Barnes Company. Her private life was characterized by her love of pets, especially her Sheltie dogs. She enjoyed cooking and excelled in her crafts such as knitting, crocheting, and artistic rug weaving. She expressed her appreciation of nature with occasional trips to view the foliage in Northern New England with Gene.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Leon E. “Gene” Plouffe, Jr. to whom she was married 64 years, and numerous in-law relatives, nieces, nephews, and her adoptive siblings. Her predeceased adoptive parents were Mary and Walter Krawiec of Burlington.

Bernice will be buried at St. Joseph Cemetery in Bristol with a private graveside ceremony at the convenience of her spouse. Funk Funeral Home, Bristol, has the honor of serving the family. To visit Bernice’s memorial website, please visit

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Friday, 3 September 2021 18:20. Updated: Friday, 3 September 2021 18:22.