She was married to William J. Cormier with whom she would have celebrated their 78th wedding anniversary on November 25, 2015.
Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Adelade and Agnes Hebert.
Bertha worked at Raytheon of Waltham and was a foster parent for Catholic Charities from 1946-1952.
She was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Chelmsford.
Bertha was a member of the Chelmsford Senior Center and the Brunswick’s Senior Bowling League in Lowell.
She was devoted to her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Bertha was a master knitter and an excellent bowler.
Besides her beloved husband, she is survived by a daughter, Elaine Crandall and her husband, Ken Burt of Dunstable, MA; nine grandchildren, Susan Crandall and her husband, Ed Gascon, Jon Jr. and his wife, Patti Crandall, Judith and her husband, Sean McAuliffe, Lisa Callery, Patricia Walsh, David and his wife, Noreen Crandall, Wendy Crandall and her husband, John Mauriello, Kevin and his wife, Lisa Cormier and Glenn and his wife, Michelle Cormier; eighteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late William Cormier Jr. of Fairhaven, MA, who died in August, 2013, and the sister of the late Norman, Leon and Thomas Hebert all of New Bedford, MA.
At her request, there will not be calling hours. A Funeral Mass will be held Wed. at 11AM at St. Mary Church, 25 North Rd., Chelmsford, MA. Burial in the Central Cemetery, Dunstable, MA. Memorials may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472 or The Home for Little Wanderers 10 Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135.