BARTIER, Bernard Alphonse

Oct. 2, 1934 – June 14, 2012

Passed away peacefully in the care of his wife June, at the age of 77. Beloved husband, father and grandfather, ‘Bernie’ will be lovingly remembered by his wife June, his children; Kevin, Donald, Patrick, Elaine, Janet, Michael, and Carolyn, 13 grandchildren, his brother Richard, of Kamloops BC and by many relatives and friends. Born in Edmonton, AB to Bernice and Alphonse Bartier, Bernie was a Certified General Accountant, spending most of his career with Revenue Canada in the Okanagan Valley. An avid long distance runner for many years – a very familiar face at the running races of the Interior Road Race Series. He was also an active community member, volunteering for various sporting organizations that his children were involved in, and later in his life with the Holy Child Church, as well as the charity, Canadian Food for Children. Sadly, he was predeceased by his first wife, Julia. A Mass of Christian Burial was held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Holy Child Catholic Church, Summerland, BC, Celebrated by Bishop Eugene Cooney. Interment at Canyon View Cemetery. Bernie was a very kind and gentle man and his family miss him tremendously. Donations in memory of Bernie may be to the ALS Society of Canada. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Arrangements entrusted to the care of Hansons’ ARBOR FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM

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