Bernadette Kernan, priest’s sister, dies


Bernadette “Bunny” Kernan, 71, of Westmont, died Feb. 21.

Ms. Kernan was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School Class of’ 1961, and attended Camden County College, worked for Camden Fire Insurance, and was a volunteer at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden. She was a supporter of Covenant House, Good Counsel Homes, and EWTN.

She was the sister of Msgr. Eugene J. Kernan, Francis X. (Cathy) Kernan, Joseph Patrick (the late Jeannie) Kernan, Joan K. (Bill) Fynes, and Brigid M. Kernan; Marie Dewane (godmother); and deceased brothers and sisters, Lawrence G. Kernan, Terence J. Kernan, John P. (Josephine) Kernan, Agnes (Robert) Zeigler; aunt of 23; great aunt of 60+; and great, great aunt of 2.

Her funeral was celebrated Feb. 28 at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Holy Saviour Church, Westmont. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Cherry Hill.

It is Ms. Kernan’s wish that Masses be offered for the souls in Purgatory.