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Dorothy Bernard

Dorothy Bernard

April 12, 2018.


Bernard, Dorothy May(nee Martin), 85 of Pictou Landing First Nation passed away April 11, 2018 at the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.

Born in Pictou Landing on May 29, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Lucy(Francis)Martin of Restigouche, Quebec.

Dorothy is leaving behind her loving son Gary, Pictou Landing First Nation; sisters-in-law: Madeline Martin, Truro; Bernadette Bernard, Mary Gladys Bernard, Mary Elizabeth Francis(Alan) all of Pictou Landing First Nation; Katherine Helstowski, Wisconsin; brother-in-law Colin Bernard, Pictou Landing First Nation.

She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews throughout Nova Scotia and Restigouche, Quebec as well as other parts of the country.

Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband Bernie, sisters: Irene, Bridget, Annie, Mary Jane, Janet and Martha, brothers: Max, Frank, Fred, Matthew and Danny.

Dorothy lived several years in Framingham, Mass before returning to Pictou Landing.  In her earlier years, Dorothy enjoyed her summers in Maligomish and visiting her relatives in Restigouche, Quebec.

Dorothy was a breast cancer survivor.

Her remains will rest at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, Pictou Landing First Nation after 7pm Saturday from where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11am Monday with Father Vargheese presiding.  Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.