OBITUARY

Leocadia "Nora" T. Berube

October 14, 1925May 16, 2020

Leocadia T. “Nora” Berube, age 94 of Swansea, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 in her residence, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Berube, to whom she had shared over 50 years of marriage prior to Bob’s passing.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Stanislaw and Antonina (Korwek) Domurad, she was a longtime Swansea resident. Nora, loved and enjoyed her children grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly. She enjoyed cooking, and would feed all who came to the family home. She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting and very long conversations with her family, relatives and friends . Nora was a long time communicant of St. Dominic's Parish. She lived her life through her strong faith in God. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella and Royal Travelers Club.

Nora is survived by children, Robert M. Berube and his wife Roxanne of Dighton, Michael G. Berube and his girlfriend Linda of Swansea and Kenneth J. Berube and his wife Kim of Dighton; her grandchildren, Tom, Michael and his wife Jennifer, Jessica, Tyler, Jason and Brianna Berube; great-grandchildren, Aubree, Avarie and Jared and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her sisters, Anne, Sophie, Henrietta, Irene and Virginia.

Due to the current restrictions on public gatherings, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Nora’s services are private. Arrangements are in the care of the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at Birchcrest, 189 Gardener’s Neck Road, Swansea, MA 02777. To leave a note of condolence: www.waring-sullivan.com

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Sara McLaughlin

June 5, 2020

Dear Berube Family,
I will miss your mom greatly. I remember she and my grandma, Virginia, speaking in Polish so is kids wouldn’t understand them. She was always so good to me. Gave great hugs. Loved visiting her and will always cherish time spent with her and Uncle Bob.
Love,
Sara McLaughlin
(John’s daughter)

Bernadette Silvia

May 23, 2020

We are sorry for your loss. She will be in our prayers.

Emily Dixon Price

May 21, 2020

Sending wishes of peace to all of Nora's family and wishing that we could be there to celebrate her life in person. Please know she has been in our thoughts.

Nora, my grandmother's sister, is the last of my Great Aunties to pass. She (like all of the Domurad sisters) showed me love, warmth, and acceptance when we visited from the West Coast. That feeling - blended with memories of summer gatherings in yards and an abundance of rich food - is something I will always cherish.

I hope the six sisters are gathering in heaven. I have no doubt they are each watching over us. ♡♡♡♡♡♡

Andre R Levesque

May 20, 2020

I have known Nota since 1947. She was my sister in law, and was the maid of honer at our wedding. She was a kind and considerate human being, and loved her family. I so loved her, her and her boys. God bless her and her family.

Susan Dixon

May 19, 2020

Nora shared many stories about her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was very proud of them, for sure, but her obvious enjoyment of each one and each personality warmed my heart during our phone visits. Family was everything to Nora.

We also talked about food and treasured family recipes. Nora's lasagne is legendary!

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