BERNARD, Cecile (nee LeNabat). Born April 15, 1922, St. Boniface, Manitoba. Died January 8, 2013, Nanaimo, BC.
A founder and driving force behind the Surrey Food Bank and the Blue Box Recycling Program, Cecile passed peacefully Tuesday, January 8, 2013.
Her active participation in politics, opera and musical theater brought her numerous accolades over the years, but she was most proud of her flower gardens and the many prizes and ribbons she won as a member of the Nanaimo Horticultural Society. Predeceased by her husband, Cecile leaves her daughter, sister, niece and two nephews. No service by request.
BERNARD, Joseph Marc Adrien
Born November 18, 1929, St. Boniface, Manitoba. Died August 1, 2009, Nanaimo, BC. Adrien to his family, Joe to friends and co-workers, passed August 1, 2009 after a short battle with cancer. A long time employee of the Burnaby School Board, flying was his true passion. He cherished his friends and memories of the Pitt Meadows and Cassidy flying clubs, always saying it was better to fly the plane than to parachute out of one as he did in the army. Adrien leaves his daughter, numerous brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. No service by request.