Max Bernadeau known to many as Sonson
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Of Waltham, entered eternal rest & peace in the loving arms of his God on Wednesday evening June 10th, 2020 on what would have been his 69th birthday, in Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care in Milton after declining health.
Born on June 10, 1951 in Thomonde, Haiti; son of the late Joseph Marcel Bernadeau and Jeanne Lucienne Valerus (Bernadeau), both of whom were born in Thomonde, Haiti.
Max is survived by his beloved wife Genevieve Isam; his devoted & loving children Mario Bernadeau, Vladimir Bernadeau, Scotty Bernadeau, Stacey Bernadeau Jackson, Mackenzy Bernadeau and Rebecca Bernadeau; his dear siblings Alix Bernadeau (Brother) Raymonde Bernadeau Farina (Sister), Vandal Bernadeau (Brother), Yannik Bernadeau (Sister, deceased), Pierre Marcel Bernadeau (Brother), Jean Ramelus (Gino) Bernadeau (Brother), Guerns Bernadeau (Brother); his cherished grandchildren Larissa, Marvin, Blake, Levi, Brock and Santino; and countless cousins, nieces and nephews.
He attended a Catholic preschool in Thomonde, attended middle school at the National School in Thomonde and high school in Port au Prince, Haiti at Lycee Firmin. In 1974 he migrated to Paris and later to the United States, more specifically Boston, MA.
Max worked several years at GTE in Needham, MA, Waltham Housing Authority and ended his career as an Independent contractor with Boston Taxi Services for 20+ years
His family, his friends and his faith were always first and foremost; he cherished the time spent surrounded by those he loved. He also enjoyed listening to music and traveling. He had a strong faith in his God and had been an active and devoted member of the Church of God, Waltham MA.
For the safety of those we love and care about during this difficult time, and for those who wish to pay their respects to Max may do so in accordance with CDC, Federal and State guidelines in the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, Waltham, MA., on Saturday morning June 20th from 9a.m.-11a.m. followed by a Funeral Service celebrating Max's Life at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Mount Feake Cemetery in Waltham. For those who can not be present you may view the service live streamed by going to harborviewvideo.com/brasco
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy donations may be made in his memory to the an organization close to his heart, Korektho Inc., http://www.korektho.org/
The Brasco & Sons Memorial Funeral Home of Waltham assisted Max’s family with arrangements.
Special Thanks to Brasco Funeral Home, Church of God of Waltham, Boston Medical Center Hospital and Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care.