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Olga Sofia (Barrios) Bernal

November 24, 1933 ~ October 9, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Olga Sofia Barrios de Bernal, age 86, peacefully returned home to our Lord on Friday October 9,2020 in Wharton, NJ. In her last moments she was surrounded by her loving family, united in prayer. She was born in Bogota, Colombia; to loving parents Eduardo Barrios and Sofia Peña. She married Alberto Bernal in 1950 and raised a wonderful family before moving to Dover, New Jersey in 1999 where she lived until her final days.

Olga will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many who hold her dear. A life full of purpose, she planted seeds of love in her family’s hearts, and watered those seeds with faith. Olga loved to be surrounded by her family and touched every single person she met with her gentle personality. Her entire life was dedicated to the well-being of her family. Her mission in life was her gift of selflessness. Her smile shined brightly in each place, cheering the hearts of those who surrounded her.

She is survived by her siblings Lucia, Fanny, Maria, Carmen, and Samuel as well as her children Nohra, Gloria, Carlos Alberto, William, Jairo, Alvaro, Miguel, and German and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was the rock of the family and will be truly missed. Her legacy will live on through her teachings of love, faith, forgiveness, and strength.  Even through her pain and suffering she praised The Lord Jesus Christ with her last breath.

She is reunited in heaven with husband Alberto, parents Sofia and Eduardo, her sisters Elsa, Clara, and brothers Fernando, Luis and Jose.   

A service to celebrate her life will be held on Tuesday October 13 from 5-7:30.

 

Olga Sofia Barrios de Bernal a sus 86 años, regresó a la presencia de Nuestro Señor el Viernes 9 de Octubre de 2020 en Wharton, NJ. En sus últimos momentos estuvo rodeada de su amada familia, unida en oración. Nació en Bogotá, Colombia, de padres amorosos Sofía Peña y Eduardo Barrios. Se casó con Alberto Bernal en 1950 y formó una familia maravillosa antes de mudarse a Dover, Nueva Jersey en 1999, donde vivió durante sus últimos años.

Olga será recordada como una amorosa esposa, madre, suegra, abuela, bisabuela, hermana, tía y amiga para muchos que la quieren. Vivió una vida llena de propósito, plantó semillas de amor en los corazones de su familia y regó esas semillas con fe. A Olga le encantaba estar rodeada de su familia y tocaba a cada uno que la rodeaba con su tierna personalidad. Dedico toda su vida a el hogar y al bienestar de toda su familia. Su misión en la vida fue dar con amor sin esperar nada a cambio. Su sonrisa ilumino intensamente en cada lugar, alegrando los corazones de quienes la rodeaban.

Le sobreviven sus hermanos Lucia, Fanny, Maria, Carmen y Samuel, así como sus hijos Nohra, Gloria, Carlos Alberto, William, Jairo, Alvaro, Miguel y German y muchos nietos, bisnietos, tataranietos y sobrinos. Ella era la piedra angular de la familia y deja un vacio que va a ser muy difícil de llenar. Su legado vivirá a través de sus enseñanzas de amor, fe, perdón y fortaleza. Incluso a través de su dolor y sufrimiento, alabó al Señor Jesucristo con su último aliento.

Se reencuentra en el cielo con su esposo Alberto, sus padres Sofía y Eduardo, sus hermanas Elsa, Clara y los hermanos Fernando, Luis y José.

Un servicio para celebrar su vida se llevará a cabo el martes 13 de octubre de 5-7: 30.

For those who would like to join us virtually on Tuesday a google meet code has been created for the service.
meet.google.com/hwe-jyei-arb

Para aquellos que quieran unirse a nosotros el Martes virtualmente se ha creado un código de reunión en Google Meet para el servicio.
meet.google.com/hwe-jyei-arb

A mass to celebrate her life will be held on Wednesday October 14 at 1:30 at St Clement church located at
154 Mt Pleasant Ave, Dover, NJ 07801


La misa será el Miércoles a la 1:30 pm en 
St Clement church located at
154 Mt Pleasant Ave, Dover, NJ 07801
 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Bermingham Funeral Home
216 S. Main Street
Wharton, NJ 07885

Memorial Mass
Wednesday
October 14, 2020

1:30 PM
St. Clement Pope and Martyr, Roman Catholic Church
154 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Dover, NJ 07801

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