Sister Bernadette Lavocat, OSF Obituary

Sister Bernadette   Lavocat, OSF
Sister Bernadette Lavocat, OSF

August 8, 1925 - February 4, 2018
Born in Amherst, New York
Resided in Williamsville, New York
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SISTER BERNADETTE LAVOCAT, OSF
February 4, 2018 age 92, beloved daughter of the late Mary (nee Heimiller) and Frank Lavocat; sister of Mary Jane (John) Krantz and the late Frances (Patrick) Donohue, Agnes (Lloyd) Heim, Sister Ann Marie Lavocat, OSF, and Albert (Angie) Lavocat; also survived by nieces and nephews, grandnieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday from 2-8 at St. Mary of the Angels Convent, 201 Reist Street, Williamsville, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday morning at 10:30 AM. Family and friends invited. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. Please share your condolences at www.AMIGONE.com.
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Buffalo News Obituary Version
Aug. 8, 1925 - Feb. 4, 2018

Sister M. Bernadette Lavocat, a teacher and a Sister of St. Francis for 73 years, died Feb. 4 in St. Mary of the Angels Health Center, Williamsville. She was 92.

Born Margaret Mary Lavocat in Amherst, one of six children, she was taught by the Sisters of St. Francis at St. Mary’s School in Swormville, St. Gerard’s School in Buffalo and Bishop Neumann High School. She entered the congregation in 1945.

Sister Bernadette served as a teacher from 1946 to 1965 at St. Gerard’s School, St. Mary of Sorrows School, St. Nicholas School, St. Francis of Assisi School and Most Holy Redeemer School, all in Buffalo; and at St. Francis School in the City of Tonawanda and Infant of Prague School in Cheektowaga.

She then pursued a ministry of service at St. Mary of the Angels in Williamsville, often serving as sacristan and in food service.

Survivors include a sister, Mary Jane Krantz, and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Feb. 9 in St. Mary of the Angels Convent, 201 Reist St., Williamsville.

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Visitation
St. Mary of the Angels Convent
201 Reist Street
Williamsville, NY US 14221
Thursday, February 8, 2018
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Service
St. Mary of the Angels Convent
201 Reist Street
Williamsville, NY US 14221
Friday, February 9, 2018
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Burial
Gethsemane Cemetery
201 Reist Street
Williamsville, NY US 14221
Friday, February 9, 2018