Bernadette Pauline Cast

9 February , 19279 October , 2018

CAST, Bernadette - Passed with peace and grace on October 9th, 2018, with her family at her side.

Born in Foleyet, ON in 1927, she was not expected to survive the night, but true to her fighting spirit, she overcame and thrived. She eventually made her way to Toronto, ON where she worked as a stenographer, until she retired in 1974. During her retirement, she spent many years as a devoted care giver to siblings, friends and grandchildren. She was a avid gardener and dog lover. She was the Blue Jays' number 1 fan, never missing a game. She enjoyed food and spending time with family.

Predeceased by her loving son George (Monique). Beloved "Granny" to Robert Cast (Nicole), Kelly Cast (Michael), Brendon Fenton (Jennifer), Benjamin Fenton (Madison) and Melanie King (Andrew). She also adored her great-grandchildren: Ken, Bryce, Charlie and Harper. Predeceased by parents Joseph and Elizabeth Camirand and siblings Hubert (Cecile), Victoria (Robert), Leah (Joe), Thomas (Vern), Margaret (Paul), Geneva (Armand) and Leonard (Jackie). Survived by her brother Bernerd (Theresa). The family will be holding a private celebration at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local food bank.

Arrangements entrusted to the T. Little Funeral Home (519) 623-1290.


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Arthemise Camirand-Peterson

15 October 2018

I am so pleased to have met Bernadette at the Camirand reunion Catherine Clark and I planned at Sportsman Lodge August 16 to 18th, 2002 - attended by 111 generation descendants.

At the event Bernadette showed me the treasure she wore constantly around her neck which belonged to our Grandmother Lumina Camirand born Levasseur. It was so wonderful to touch something worn by my paternal Grandmother whom I had never met. I was born in Blind River in 1940 daughter of Dollard Camirand and Bertha Wilson. It was very important for me to know my Father's family, my Deda died when I was 14 but had been hospitalized since I was 8. I researched the genealogy and once complete the reunion was planned. This is how I connected back to the Camirand family. It warmed my heart and still does.

My condolences and prayers to all the families.

Luv & Hugs,
Arthemise Camirand-Peterson
1333 Lincoln Rd
Sudbury, ON P3A 3S5