Michelle E. Berard, 48

michelle_berardMichelle E. Berard, 48, of Haverhill, passed away Jan. 30, at Merrimack Valley Hospital in Methuen surrounded by her family.

Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of  Donald J. Berard and the late Louise M. (Cassissta) Berard. She attended Methuen Public Schools and was a graduate of Methuen High School, class of 1987. Berard was known as a great cook and her family was the center of her life. She loved to laugh and spend time with her family and friends.

Berard is survived by her father, Donald J. Berard; children, Jon A. Berard of Lowell, Natacha L. Berard of Middleborough, Brian A. Berard of Haverhill and Kendra M. Berard of Methuen; grandchildren, Jadalynn M. Velasquez, Jayvian A. Velasquez, Jordan J. Deforest and Admarie R. Berard; companion Augustine P. “Gus” Mannion; eight sisters and five brothers; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours Saturday, Feb. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill.