NASHUA- Bernyce Eleanor Musto, 89, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, October 29, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenic Musto who predeceased her on March 17, 2016.
Bernyce was born in Roslindale, Massachusetts on August 11, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Walter and Beatrice (Norris) Anderson.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed as an Administrative Assistant for the Town Clerk in Killingly, Connecticut. A position she dearly loved and missed.
Bernyce was a devoted mother and wife, always putting her families needs ahead of her own. She was a peacemaker. Everyone loved her and she will forever be remembered for her smile, laugh, outgoing personality and her ability to make friends everywhere she went. Bernyce enjoyed the simple things in life, Holidays, vacations with her family, rides in the car, playing cards, bingo, a good fish dinner, ice cream and game shows. Everything stopped at 7PM for Wheel of Fortune. She was an avid animal lover. For the past several years of her life, Bernyce fought and overcame multiple medical setbacks. Her will to remain alive and with her family sustained her through the worst of times. She was a strong, amazing woman. Her children and friends are heartbroken and devastated by the loss.
She is survived by her seven children, Domenic Musto of Hendersonville, TN; Mark Musto and his wife Darlene of Nashua; Stephen Musto of Colorado and his significant other, Linda, Lynne Musto-Pesa and her husband Pat of Harvard, MA; David Musto and his wife of Debbie of Woodstock, CT; Paul Musto and his wife Denise of Rye, NH; and Lori Shaw and her husband Norman of Nashua; her 17 grandchildren, Adam Musto, Ryan Musto and his wife Lauren, Jacquelyn Musto, Stephen Musto, Gregory Musto, Holly Musto, Matthew Musto and his wife Kacie, Madison Pesa, Pat Pesa, David Musto, Jessica Musto, Jordan Musto and his wife Sophie, Kelsey Musto, Joshua Shaw, Jacob Shaw and his significant other, Barbie, Haley Shaw, and Jayden Shaw. She is also survived by her ten great-grandchildren and her beloved pet Riley.
In addition to her husband, Domenic, she was predeceased by her brother Walter “Sonny” Anderson Jr.
Due to COVID, all services are being held privately. Arrangements entrusted to the care of ROCHETTE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bernyce’s name to the Nashua Humane Society, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH.
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