Berna Marion (Cox) Faust
FAUST, Berna Marion (Cox)
Age 71, of Milton, Florida, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2016 in Covenant Hospice, (Joyce Goldenberg Inpatient Residence), Pensacola, Florida. Born in Truro, Nova Scotia on June 20, 1944 and raised in Otter Brook, she was the third daughter of Sidney Graham and Jean Elmira (Blaikie) Cox. She received her Registered Nursing designation in 1963, and her nursing career spanned over 52 years in Rhode Island and Florida. Most of those years she has been a beloved nursed at Santa Rosa Medical Center in Milton, Florida. She is survived by her children, Darryl (Gretchen), LynRae Johnson, and Peter (Jennifer); grandchildren Kendall, Savannah, Kristi (Phillip), Keri (Garrett), Rheanna, Brayden, Zachary, and Elijah; great-grandson Liam. She is also survived by sisters Shirley (Gilbert) White, and Velda (Victor) Lewicki, brothers Victor, Bruce (Linda Mason), and Ian (Susan), and by numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces. Besides her parents, Berna was predeceased by eldest sister Maxine (in infancy) and youngest sister Helen.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton, Florida (6539 Trammel Drive). Dr. Evon Horton of Brownsville Assembly of God will be officiating the services. Active pallbearers are Kendall Faust, Brayden Faust, Garrett Starling, Phillip Cook, John Brooks, and Jon Ward. Viewing will take place Friday, February 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. A service to celebrate Berna's life will be held on Saturday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m. at Trahan Family Funeral Home. Live streaming of the service will begin at 1:58 p.m. Central Standard Time (3:58 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time), and is available at http://milton.christianworldmedia.com./ Burial to follow in Serenity Gardens, Milton, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Pensacola State College Foundation, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32504. Donations titled "In Memory of Berna Faust" will be used to build a scholarship for a needy person who is in the nursing program. Online condolences may be made at: www.trahanfamilyfuneralhome.com