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Bernice Mamie Thorneycroft

Passed in: St. Georges Channel
Passed on: November 16th, 2015

Bernice Mamie Thorneycroft, RN, 83, St. George’s Channel, Richmond Co., passed away suddenly at home on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015.
Born in St. Peter’s she was a daughter of the late Robert John and Marion Catherine (Munroe) Morrison.
Bernice was a retired RN having worked many years in Montreal at the Royal Victoria Hospital. She was also an artist and was very proud of her Scottish Heritage. She was a columnist for the Cape Breton Post and its article, Over the Road Matters, for a number of years.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Gerry; daughter, Catherine 'Cathy' (Brian) Graham, Vernon, Ont.; son, Kenneth, Lachine, Que; sisters, Roberta (Kevin) Penny, Sydney Forks; Carole (Benny) MacInnis, Pleasant Hill; brothers, Buddy (Linda) Morrison, Truro; Bob (Beatrice) Morrison, St. Peter’s; grandchildren, Rory and Eric Graham.
She was predeceased by her darling infant granddaughter, Laura Graham, sisters, Joan Fleury, Mary Sanford, Charlotte MacDonald, brother, Fred Morrison.
She will be missed by her grandsons that she adored and her precious cats, Big Foot and the one she called 'the baby'.
In keeping with Bernice’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service. No flowers by family request.
Memorial donations in Bernice’s memory may be made to CarMa (Cat Care). Cheques may be made out to CA-R-MA, Antigonish, 279 Beaver Meadow Rd., N.S., B2G-2K8, by interact e-transfer at carma.ant@gmail.com or by PayPal or Canada Helps www.ca-r-ma.org/donate_now.
Arrangements are under the care of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com.


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