David G. Bergeron, age 90 of Brockton, died June 6, 2019 at the Nemasket Health Care Center after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Sylvia E. (Potter) Bergeron for 52 years. David was born and raised in Brockton, a son of the late George and Olive (Marchand) Bergeron and was a 1947 graduate of Brockton High School.
David had worked for the New England Telephone Company for over thirty years as a supervisor and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.
David loved to sing and had been a long time member of the Brockton Harmoneers. He also sang many solos at church.
He met his wife at a dance and he continued dancing well into his 80’s. He square danced at Square Acres in East Bridgewater and was an avid ballroom dancer both here and in Ft. Myers Florida, being best known by his family for his Polka.
He loved camping and boating with his family and after retirement enjoyed extensive travel with his wife and friends.
He will be remembered as a proud, patient, loving, generous and stubborn father with a wonderful sense of humor. His family always came first.
David was the father of Jean Russell and her husband Glenn of Lakeville, Mark Bergeron and his wife Marie of West Springfield, Ralph Bergeron and his wife Donna of Groveland, FL; Gail Cannata and her husband Ronald of Norton, Mary Procaccini and her husband Michael of Lakeville, and Paul Bergeron and Linda of Wareham. He was the grandfather of Jenny, Todd, Ryan, Amy, Richard, Brandon, Joshua, Jeremy, Jessica, Andrew and Allison and step granddaughter Tricia. He was also the great grandfather of twelve. David was the youngest of ten and was the only boy. His deceased siblings were Delia Holmgren, Evelyn Simpson, Frances Houle, Anita Fournier, Jeannette Varney, Georgie Canty, Dorothea Simono, Irene MacKinney and Gloria Hutchinson. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held at the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St. (Rte. 123) Brockton on Wednesday June 12 from 4-8 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Pearl Street Methodist Church, 415 Pearl Street, Brockton on Thursday at 11am followed by burial in Coweeset Cemetery, Brockton. Please consider making a donation in David’s name to Community Nurse Home Care, 62 Center St., Fairhaven, MA 02719.