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Bernadette R. Gilardi

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, October 6th begining at 9 a.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for GilardiFunerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, for Bernadette R. “Bernie” Gilardi, who died unexpectedly on Tuesday September 29th at her Revere residence.  Following the visitation, her funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church , 250 Revere St. Revere. Interment will be held later & privately at St. Michael Cemetery, Boston.  Born & raised in Boston’s North End, she attended schools there & was an alumna of Julie Billart Catholic High School, Class of 1961.  The family moved from the North End in the middle 1960’s to Orient Heights, East Boston, where they remained until the late 1970’s.  Bernie’s career as a Boston Parking Enforcement Officer , better known as a “Meter Maid” , spanned over 20 years, basically assigned to downtown Boston and Back Bay, Theatre District, & infamous “Combat Zone”.  Bernie’s long association with her beloved North End, afforeded her a genuine love for her work.  Bernadette retired about 7 years ago. She has lived in Revere for the past 15 years, on Revere Beach Boulevard. Besides her family , her next love was Revere Beach.  She was a “Sun Worshipper” for all her life.  Bernie always maintained friends from early youth to her senior years.  Although , one never associates the term “Senior” with Bernie Gilardi, always remained a young personality.  She was the daughter of the late Louis P. & Rose B. (Russo) Gilardi.  She is the devoted sister of Louis A, Gilardi & his wife Camille of North Reading & Anthony G. Gilardi & his partner Irene of Braintree.  She is the cherished aunt of Anthony V. Gilardi of Braintree.  She is also lovingly survived by her caring friend Debbie Amaral & her family of East Boston.  Rememberances may be made to your favorite charity.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, October 6th, from 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, October 6th at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere



In Lieu of Flowers: Remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.


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  1. Marilyn Titlebaum
    Oct 5 2015

    Tony, Irene, Anthony and Family,

    We are truly sorry for the loss of your beloved Bernie. We will miss her during the holidays and hope and pray you find comfort in the memories which you have. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.


    Marilyn & Stu

  2. The Parziale Family
    Oct 5 2015

    So sorry to hear of her pasting. My the sweet memories you have of Bernie help you in this difficult time. She will be in our prayers.

    Love, The Parziale Family

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