Berna Norris, 86, of Rainycrest Home for the Aged, 550 Osborne St., Fort Frances, Ont., passed away at her residence on Saturday, July 29, 2000.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1913 in Burriss, Ont., to the late Glen and Susan Norris. Berna lived in Burriss most of her life. For enjoyment, she loved to sing, and attend church services. Following her mothers passing, she moved to Emo to reside. After her father passed away, she moved to Fort Frances where she has lived since.
She was predeceased by one sister, Dela Soleen.
Berna is survived by one sister, Verda Beadle of Fort Frances, Ont.; one niece, Glenda McMahon of Fort Frances, Ont.; and by four nephews, Norval Beadle, and Ron Beadle and wife Gwen, all of Fort Frances, Ont., Don Beadle and wife Carla, of Peterborough, Ont., and Charlie Soleen and wife Shirley, of Port Erie, Ont.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2000 at 2 p.m. at Green Funeral Home in Fort Frances, Ont. Reverend Patrick Playfair will officiate with interment in Burriss Cemetery in Burriss, Ont.
The pallbearers will be Lawrence McLeod, Moe Neilson, Richard Poss, Norval Beadle, Ron Beadle, and Jim Norris.
The honourary pallbearers will be Morris Donaldson, Gib Marshall, George Drazenovich, Derward Angus, and Gale Donaldson.
In memoriam donations may be made to Rainycrest Home for the Aged, 550 Osborne St., Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 3T2.