Peabody - Bernice S. “Bernie” Sacramone Kinsella, 69, of Amesbury, and formerly of Peabody and Everett, died Friday afternoon at her step-daughter's home following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late Thomas J. Kinsella, who passed away three weeks ago on March 17.
Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angela (Scolaro) Sacramone. She was raised and educated in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School, class of 1967. She lived in Peabody for over 26 years, and upon the death of her husband last month, moved to Amesbury to be with her step-daughter.
Bernie was employed for over 30 years at the former Shawmut Bank in Everett and retired as an Administrator Secretary for the bank president.
Family and friends were her greatest endeavors and is survived by her loving step-daughter, Tami and her husband Michael Ruggelo of Amesbury; her brother Frank Sacramone of Peabody; and her sister, Deborah Goodwin of Saugus; she was the devoted grandmother of Kelsey E. Seward of Amesbury; and was the aunt of Christine Goodwin of Saugus, and Jessica Lutz of Newburyport.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Ann’s Church, Lynn St., Peabody, to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service from 9 to 10:45 a.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Lake St., Peabody. The family has requested that memorial contributions be made in her name to the MGH Development Office, www.giving.massgeneral.org/contact, c/o Oncology Department, 125 Nashua St., Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114. For directions and online obituary, visit www.ccbfuneral.com.
Published on  April 16, 2018