Bernadette HICKEY

HICKEY Bernadette Hickey (nee Blunden), beloved partner of Don, of Kamloops, British Columbia (formerly of Red Deer) passed away after a brief illness at Kamloops, British Columbia on Sunday, October 2, 2005 at the age of 59 years. Bernadette was born on July 30, 1946 at St. John’s, Newfoundland. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, sister and loyal friend. Bernadette was the center of her family and took great pride in caring for them in every way. Her family meant the world to Bernadette and she loved to visit with them and her grandchildren. Bernadette loved to have a good laugh over a cup of tea with her family and friends. With her strong nature, she remained the warmest, kindest and most caring lady one could ever hope to meet. She had a heart of gold and her generosity was second to none in helping others. Her job at Michener Center where she cared for the children was also very special to Bernadette. Our special treasure, Bernadette will be very sadly missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of her family and devoted friends. “When I come to God with my fears, He opens His arms of safety.” Bernadette leaves to mourn her loss, her four loving children, son, Chris and his wife, Allison, daughter, Brenda and her husband, Tom Wyntjes and son, Bradley, all of Red Deer, son, Robbie and his wife, Jessica of Sylvan Lake, Alberta and four grandchildren, Dylan, Caitlin, Ryan and Bryce. She will also be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters, Ronald Hickey of Newfoundland, Stella Conro of United States, Mary Taylor of British Columbia, Alfreda Hickey and Margaret Bedster, both of the United States, Dermot Hickey of Red Deer, Bill Hickey of Toronto, Ontario, Debra Reed and Gregory Hickey, both of Alberta, Leon Hickey of Toronto, Patrick Hickey, also of Alberta, as well as many other relatives and dear friends. Bernadette was predeceased by her father, Gerald Hickey, her mother, Mary Hickey, sisters, Madonna and Beatrice and a brother, Dwight. A Public Celebration of Bernadette’s Life will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, October 7, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, Memorial Donations in Bernadette’s honour may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 4730A Ross Street, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 1X2. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at: Service Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. “DOWNTOWN RED DEER”

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