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Bernadette Mara

Bernadette M. Mara (Karlon)

Tuesday, January 16th, 1945 - Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Bernadette M. Mara, born January 16th, 1945, of Auburn, MA, passed away after a brief illness on September 3, 2020.

She was predeceased by her beloved son, Michael K. Mara, husband, Kevin M. Mara, mother, Mary (Boehnke) Karlon, father, Francis Karlon, and brother, Frank Karlon. She is survived by her sisters, Jacqueline Connor of Sandwich, MA, and Anne Karlon of Auburn, MA, as well as her nephews, Raymond Carville, Travis Connor, and Jackson Jurgiel, and nieces, Elizabeth Matias and Grace Jurgiel.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you.”
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Cookie O'Leary

Posted at 09:51am
Jackie, Anne and family, I’m so sorry to read of Bernadette’s passing. It’s so difficult when people we love are no longer with us. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
Cookie O’Leary


Paul Lesniewski

Posted at 11:14am
Jackie, Anne and your families, sincerest condolences on Bernie's passing. Please take comfort in your lasting memories of her and knowing that she is at peace to be once again with her son, Michael. God bless them and each of you.


Amy Hendrickson

Posted at 06:16pm
I am so saddened to read you too have journeyed home, Dear Bernadette. My heart is so heavy. I know that you are surrounded with Love and with Dear Michael. Fly high with the Angels my friend. You will always be in my heart.
Rest In Peace my Dear friend....

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