was born on 21 July 1917 at New Boston, New Hampshire.
He graduated from Goffstown High School in New Hampshire in 1935.
Bernard R. Kane died on 10 August 2001 at Elliot Hospital, Manchester, New Hampshire, at age 84.
He was buried on 17 August 2001 in Last Rest Cemetery, Merrimack, New Hampshire.
Obituary from The Merrimack News Connection (Merrimack, New Hampshire), 28 August 2001:
Bernard R. Kane, 84, of 21 Currier Road, Merrimack, died Friday, August 10, 2001 at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, after a short illness.
Mr. Kane was born in New Boston on July 21, 1917, a son of the late Albert and Mary (Gooddale) Kane, and graduated from Goffstown High School in 1935. He served five years in the US Army during World War II, and was stationed in the Philippines and Guadalcanal. Mr. Kane owned and operated a drug store in New Boston for many years and later worked in the carpet business. He served as a volunteer fireman in New Boston, and was commander of American Legion Post #19. He enjoyed golf, baseball, bowling, and traveling, and had a genuine interest in people.
Members of Mr. Kane's family include his wife of 54 years, Dorothea (Bezanson) Kane of Merrimack; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stephen Kane of Merrimack and Douglas and Donna Kane of Hebron; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service was held on August 17, 2001, at Last Rest Cemetery in Merrimack. Rev. Marguerite Gage, Pastor of St. James Methodist Church, officiated. The George R. Rivet Funeral Home in Merrimack was in charge of arrangements. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to VFW Post #8641, DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054.1