Obituary of Bernard "Bernie" Alexander Edmond, Glace Bay
It is with great sadness that we regret to announce the peaceful passing of Bernie Edmond, age 90 on Sunday, June 27th, 2021 at the CBRH, Sydney, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Celestin and Adeline Edmond. Dad was employed as a coal miner for 35 years and was well liked and respected by his peers. He was a member of the original Men of the Deeps. Bernie sang with the choir at Immaculate Conception Church for many years, he was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Dad attended mass every morning and would then go to play a few friendly games of pool at the Pensioner’s Hall with his buddies, Peter, Blackie and Ray. Dad is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Wanda (Campbell) Edmond, his children, Celeste (Ernel), Paul (Gwen), Kevin (Dorothy), Cathy, Ronnie (Pam), Carol (Glen), Bernadette (Gary), and Annette (Uzi). Bernie is also survived by 19 grandchildren,15 great grandchildren, brothers, Wilfred (Annie) and Danny (Kay). Besides his parents, Bernie was predeceased by his brothers, Johnny, Basil, Jim, Joe, Anthony, his sisters, Bertie, Frances, Theresa, Mary, Amelia, Delores and a son in law, Charlie Campbell. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 from 4pm to 7pm in the VJ McGillivray Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay. The funeral mass, officiated by Fr. Norman MacPhee is Wednesday, June 30th at 11 am in Holy Cross Church, Glace Bay followed by interment in the parish cemetery. On line condolences to the family can be expressed at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca Covid Restrictions are in Place at the Church (Limited Seating & Masks).