In admiration and gratitude, the Grey Nuns announce the passing of Sister Bernadette Bézaire at Youville Home, St. Albert, AB on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the age of 98 years.
Sister Bernadette was born in Tessier, Saskatchewan on June 29, 1917. She joined the Grey Nuns in 1935 and served in many capacities especially in the Health Care profession and in Administration. Her generosity and her complete dedication to her mission made of her a friend of many people, including the many participants of the Live-In Retreats in which she was a faithful servant.
She leaves to cherish her memory her brother, Gerard (Jean Girard)–semicolon– many nieces and nephews–semicolon– as well as all the people she touched during her long life.
The Grey Nuns thank the nursing staff of Youville Home in St. Albert for their patient, dedicated and compassionate care throughout Sister Bernadette’s long illness.
There will be a Vigil Service in honor of Sister Bernadette on Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Connelly-McKinley Chapel, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert. Father Ed Kosa, OMI will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Connelly-McKinley Chapel, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert. Interment will follow at St. Albert Cemetery.