Mary Ann Willging Bernier, 82

Mary Ann Willging Bernier, 82, of Bethany Beach, Del., formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018.

Born in Scranton, Pa., Bernier was the beloved wife of the late Deacon Bernard Bernier Jr.; mother of Ann Rogers and her husband, Anthony, Catherine Bernier and her husband, Bob Sanetrik, Marie Bernier, Patricia Sichelman and her husband, Michael, Robert Bernier and the late Joseph Bernier and the late Thomas Bernier (survived by Jennifer Bernier); grandmother of Michelle Hughes, Anthony Rogers III, Joseph Rogers, Stephanie Krakower, Jacqueline Bernier and six great-grandchildren; and sister of John Willging, Tom Willging, Jim Willging, Carol Willging Banford and the late Claire Howland and the late Elizabeth Willging.

A Mass of Christian Burial was to be celebrated on Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church in Silver Spring, Md., with interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association at 4601 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 700; Arlington, VA 22203, Attn: Kara Laing or online at Condolences may be sent online at