Bernard P. Jolly

ATHOL — Bernard P. Jolly, 66, of 130 Coolidge St., passed away in his home on Jan. 13, 2016. His wife of 48 years, Geraldine Jolly, was by his side.

Bernie was born on June 24, 1949, and grew up in South Royalston. He was a painter/carpenter and enjoyed working with the many clients he acquired over the years. His favorite pastime was spending time with his family. His hobbies were pool, hunting, playing guitar, boating and fishing, horseshoes, and darts.

Bernie was proud of the close family he and his wife had with their children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed going to the Elks, of which he was a member for 12 years.

He leaves behind his wife Geraldine Jolly; children, Candi Morneault, Bernard Jolly Jr., Tony Jolly and Sherry Gates; son-in-laws, Conrad Morneault and Bryan Gates; grandchildren, Jesse and Barbara Morneault, Brian Morneault, Ashley Gates and Sydney Gates; great-grandchildren, Jasmine Morneault and Taytan Bacigalupo; six sisters; five brothers; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He is predeceased by two sisters and two brothers.

He will be greatly missed.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, Jan. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange. An Elks service will be held during calling hours at 2 p.m. A gathering will be held to celebrate the life of Bernie Jolly at the Athol-Orange Elks starting at 3 p.m.

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Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home 110 New Athol Rd., Orange, is directing arrangements.

Athol Daily News

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Athol, MA 01331
Phone: (978) 249-3535


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