Carmen J. (Bernier) Maher
Carmen J. (Bernier) Maher of Bellevue, Washington died October 10, 2013 at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, WA. She was 87 years old.
Carmen was born April 25, 1926 in Seattle. She graduated from Foster High in Tukwila. She moved to Bellevue, from Seattle in 1955.
She worked for The Boeing Co for 24 for Central Oil for 9 years and Green’s Funeral Home for 10 years before retiring in 1997.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bellevue.
Mrs. Maher enjoyed cooking, gardening and especially a good laugh.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob A. Merlino in 1960 and her husband of 30 years James Maher in 1996. She was also preceded in death by her mother, Myrtle Hewitt in 1996 and her sister, Arnita Greene in 1995.
Survivors include her son Brian Maher of Seattle; brothers Arthur and Lawrence Bernier and a sister “Sunne” Marcie Hill all of Texas and her sisters: Laurene Ulrich of Duvall and “Sharra” Judy Mastroianni of Redmond.
Friends are invited to a time of visitation from 3-6pm on Thursday Oct 17, 2013 at Flintoft’s Funeral Home 540 East Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA 98027. Her funeral mass will begin at 11am Friday, October 18, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 9460 NE 14th St., Bellevue, WA 98004. Immediately following mass, Carmen will be buried with her husband James at Sunset Hills Memorial Park, Bellevue.
Remembrances may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, 9460 NE 14th St., Bellevue, WA 98004; Millionaire Club Charity 2515 Western Ave, Seattle 98121 or Union Gospel Mission 3800 S. Othello, Seattle 98118.
Friends are invited to share memories and view photos at
www.flintofts.com. Arrangements by Flintoft’s Funeral Home 425-392-6444.