Joan L. (Cameron) Bertrand, 80, Little Compton


Joan L (Cameron) Bertrand, 80, of Colebrook Road, Little Compton, RI, died on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital after a short illness.

She was the wife of the late Clyde Bertrand.

Joan was born on November 19, 1932 in Newport, RI the daughter of Alexander and M. Elizabeth (Taylor) Cameron.

Joan grew up in Newport and married Clyde Bertrand in 1952.  She worked as a telephone operator for the phone company and Raytheon.

Mrs. Bertrand is survived by her son David Bertrand of Tiverton, RI, her daughters Barbara A. Randall of Greenbackville, VA and Linda D. Bertrand of Little Compton, RI. She also leaves four grandsons, three great grandchildren and a brother Alfred M. Cameron of Tiverton, RI.

Her calling hours will be held on Friday, August 2 from 5:00-7:00pm in the Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, August 3 at 11:00am in Emmanuel Church, Dearborn Street, Newport.

Memorial donations may be made to the Norwegian Elkhound Rescue, c/o JNMRF, P.O. Box 65, Mendenhall, PA 19357 or to the Order of Eastern Star Charities, c/o Right Worthy Grand Secretary, 1618 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20009-2549; or to the charity of one’s choice.

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