Russell James Bercier, 69, of Fort Pierce, FL passed away April 7, 2017. Russ was born January 1, 1948 in Chicago, IL to the late Edward and Virginia Bercier. Upon retirement from Northrop Grumman, Russ, along with his wife Pat, moved to Fort Pierce in 2005. Russ was a member of Notre Dame Mission Catholic Church in Fort Pierce; he was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and a past Commodore of the Fort Pierce Yacht Club. Russ loved to spend time boating and playing golf but most of all enjoyed the time he spent with his family. Russ is preceded in death by his brother, Jack Bercier. He is survived by his loving and dedicated wife of 44 years, Patricia Bercier; children, Laura Bercier (Roberto Marin), Russell Bercier (Dawn), Suzanne Grossman (Benjamin); grandchildren, Leo, Sofia, Maya, Riley, Ava, Vivienne, Charlie, baby Nora in Heaven; siblings, Colette Simcox (Dan), Edward Bercier (Hilary), Raymond Bercier (Mary), Georgene Bercier; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Russell’s honor to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016. A visitation will be held Monday, April 10, 2017 at 9:30am at Yates Funeral Home, 1101 South US Hwy #1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950. A Mass will follow at 11am at Notre Dame Mission Catholic Church, 217 North US Hwy #1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950.
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