Bertha I. Champigny (Despres), 92, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, beloved wife of the late Roland A. Champigny and loving daughter of the late Leo Despres and Obeline (Robichaud) Cormier died Friday December 27th at the Care One Nursing Center in Peabody. Born in Lynn and educated in the Lynn Schools. Bertha worked as a customer service representative at Eastern Bank prior to retirement. Bertha enjoyed line dancing and performed at numerous senior centers throughout the North Shore. She was a loving wife, mother, sister grandmother and great grandmother who will be deeply missed. Bertha is survived by her son Thomas A. Champigny and his wife Julieann Geary of Gloucester, her daughter Joan E. Mahony and her husband William of Haverhill, her brother Leo Despres and his wife Jean of Peabody, and her loving grandchildren Carrie Cabezas and her husband Michael of Watertown, Drew Champigny of Newton, Erin Walker and her husband Nathan of Salisbury and Todd Maguire of Newburyport and 5 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Gerald Despres. Services and burial were private. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Nadworny Funeral Home 798 Western Ave. Lynn, MA 01905. For guest book www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com
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