In Memory of






Obituary for Bernadette F. "Bernie" Harbeson (Manzo)

HARBESON, Bernadette F. (nee Manzo), on December 1, 2019, of Clementon NJ. Age 72. Beloved wife of Richard A. Harbeson. Dearly loved mother of Jennifer Harbeson, Rich M. Harbeson and his wife, JoAnn and Christina M. Kavalchick and her husband, Steve. Loving grandmother of Miles and Danielle Kavalchick. Dear sister of Richard Manzo and his wife, Nancy.
Born and raised in South Philly, Bernadette married and raised her family in Clementon. She thoroughly enjoyed her years working at the library at St. Edward's School and most recently cooking for the priests at St. Agnes Church. She was a member of the Legion of Mary for many years.
Bernie was devoted to her family and friends. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, cook, hostess and traveling companion. Bernie had an unwavering faith through all life‘s challenges and blessed the lives of all she touched.
Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation on Thursday from 10:30am -12 noon at St. Agnes Church 701 Little Gloucester Road Blackwood where a Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 12. One of Bernie's wishes for her services was for everyone to wear beautiful colors, to celebrate life and be happy.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bernadette's memory to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis TN 38105