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Edith  B. 'Bernie' (Scott) Stremeckus

Edith B. 'Bernie' (Scott) Stremeckus
  • December 22, 1930 - November 14, 2020
  • Waltham, Massachusetts

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“THE GIFT OF OUR SISTERShe's the bond of friendship and of love,A blessing sent from God above.You hold her dear, she has your trust,God's way of...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara Scott - Trinity, FL

“Dear Bernie We will miss our visits with you & Barbara when she visited from Florida. We were always greeted with your warm smiles & great hugsTill...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Diane & Laurie Reeves - MA

“May you rest in peace with your past loved ones. Memories of your kindness will always be remembered.Love Deb ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Debra Giaccarini - Nashua, NH

“Jeannie and Mark,Aunt Bernie will always be remembered for her beautiful warm smile and thoughtful notes & cards sent to us over the years. No doubt...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Lisa Scott McLean

“Growing up in Waltham with an Aunt as special as Bernie Stremeckus was, can only be described as a gift of constant kindness and love. We will miss...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Paula Scott Dehetre - VA - Family

“Jean, Mark & families - Our sincere condolences on the passing of Aunt Bernie. Heaven has gained a sweet, kind, thoughtful angel. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Scott

“To edith stremeckus family, Mark and Jean so sorry for the loss of your loving mom. Mark haven't seen your mom since high school prom but have always...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: jeffrey tibbetts - Daytona beach, FL

Mrs. Edith B. 'Bernie' (Scott) Stremeckus, of Waltham, died at home with family at her side on Saturday, November 14, 2020. She was 89.

Bernie was born on December 22, 1930 in Somerville a daughter of the late William R. and Rose E. (Gillan) Scott. Raised and educated in Somerville she married Julius A. 'Strum' Stremeckus on July 27, 1952 in Saint Paul's Church in Harvard Square. They made Waltham their home since 1967.

She worked as a cashier at the former Waltham Supermarket. Bernie loved time at home with family and friends, a challenging crossword, a game of Scrabble and crocheting beautiful afghans for her loved ones.

In addition to her husband, 'Strum', she was predeceased their son, James C. Stremeckus; her brother, Richard Scott (late Jean); sisters-in-law, Carol Scott and Shirley Scott.

She leaves her children, Mark W. Stremeckus of Haverhill and Jean P. Stremeckus of Waltham; her grandchildren, Cheryl Stremeckus, Michael Stremeckus (Angel) and Haley Peppard; great-grandmother of Payton, Cameron and Madison; sister of William Scott of Chelmsford, Bernard 'Buddy' Scott of Oregon, Dorothy 'Dolly' LaBarge (Sherman) of Fryeburg, Maine, Barbara Scott of New Port Richey, Florida and the late Richard Scott; nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Bernie's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Tuesday, November 17th from 4 to 7 p.m. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in The Gardens of Gethsemane Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Bernie's family invites you to join them virtually for her Funeral Mass on Wednesday, November 18th. Please use this link:

Memorials in her name may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 209 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Pl, Boston, MA 02215.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery

670 Baker Street West Roxbury, MA 02132