Worcester: Dorothy (Charbonneau) Bergdahl, 86 of Worcester died Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Notre Dame Healthcare where she was a resident for the past several years. She was born in Worcester and was the daughter of the late Wilfrid Charbonneau and Gladys (White). She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Donald W. Bergdahl and two brothers, Richard Charbonneau of Worcester and Robert Charbonneau of Oxford.
She leaves two daughters, Lisa Stone and her husband Michael, of Worcester and Lori Geshelin and her husband Jason of Uxbridge, and two granddaughters whom she loved dearly – Elizabeth ‘Libby’ Stone and Emily Geshelin. A brother, Wilfrid Charbonneau and his wife Elizabeth of North Charleston, South Carolina, sisters in law Pauline Charbonneau of Worcester, Beverly Charbonneau of Auburn and Dottie Charbonneau of Oxford, and many nieces and nephews.
Dot graduated from Commerce High School in 1951 and worked for Norton Company before she devoted her time to her family, later working as a clerk and retiring from Bank of Boston. She was an avid reader and loved flowers and birds, often walking in the woods in search of them. Dot was full of fun and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends – whether it be a planned trip or a quick ride, she was always ready for an adventure and a good laugh.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. in Nordgren Funeral Home 300 Lincoln St. Worcester. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church 73 Lancaster St. Worcester. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton.
Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Lutheran Church’s Mission Endowment Fund, 73 Lancaster Street, Worcester or Notre Dame Health Care Center, 559 Plantation Street, Worcester. For directions or to leave an online condolence message, please click link.