LACERTE. Beatrice Bernice (nee Berridge). Passed away peacefully on 25 October 2011. Born 25 May 1924 in Brandon, Manitoba. Daughter of Sydney Collngton Berridge and Lilly May Meadows. Predeceased by her loving husband of 51 years Rudolph Joseph “Rudy” Lacerte in August 1997 and sister Louise Hughes in August 2008. Survived by daughters Louise, Marie (Bob) Sebel and Paulette (Jay) Flood, grandchildren Kelly, Renée, Marty, Shendah, Dylan, Chloé and Jake, as well as 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Educated at St. Michael’s Academy, Brandon and the Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing, Winnipeg. Nursed at Mission Memorial Hospital and “specialed” many of her friends during the birth of their children. Served both on the Mission Memorial Hospital Board and as President of the Mission Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. An avid bridge player and golfer, Bernice was a founding and active member of the Mission Golf and Country Club, serving a term as president of the Mission Ladies Golf Club. Bernice’s passion was her family and her beloved Rudy. The family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Association of BC.
Funeral Service on Friday, 4 November at 2:00 pm, All Saints Anglican Church, 33077 – 2nd Avenue, Mission.