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BIGORNIA, Bernardo

March 12, 1949 – March 10, 2012

Bernardo Bigornia beloved husband of Florence Bigornia of Calgary passed away with his family by his side on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the age of 62 years.

He immigrated to Canada from the Philippines in 1972 and has lived in Calgary since.

Bernardo is survived by his wife of forty one years Florence, Daughter Oliva (Abner Bantugan), Son Bernard Jr (Larissa Choi), grandchildren Jharin and Mekhai. His Sisters Teresita Azurin in Calgary and Angelita (Judge Conrado) Refuerzo in the Philippines his Uncle Terry Bigornia, and nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous relatives.

Bernardo was predeceased by his daughter Mary Ann Bigornia, his parents Urbano and Petra Bigornia, uncle Felipe Bigornia, aunts Emilia Quiambao and Pauline Bringas.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. A special thanks to the staff at McKenzie Towne Center for their devoted and compassionate care of Bernardo.

In living memory of Bernardo Bigornia, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. ANGELITO S. DIZON :

    Dear Binggel,
    Kami ay lubos na nakikiramay sa pagpanaw ang iyong butihing kabiyak.
    Isasama namin sa pagdarasal para sa kapayapaan ng kaniyang kaluluwa.
    Kami at ng aming kaanak ay lubos na nalulungkot at buong pusong nakikiramay.
    Gumagalang,
    Lito at Agnes

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  2. So very sorry!! I am still so proud of you and your family and the endless support you hav given Bernardo.

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  3. Warner and Joyce Lee :

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Warner and Joyce Lee

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  4. Dr Rick Zabrodski :

    In my 30 years of practicing medicine I have never seen a family more dedicated to a sick loved one.

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  5. Clara Fluker :

    You are to be commended for your years of caring -my thoughte and prayers with you following the loss of Bernardo.

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  6. Marie and Chic Paolini :

    Dear Florence and family,
    We are most thankful to God and to you, for having given us the opportunity to meet Bernard and to pray with you at his bedside on occassion. We keep all of you in our heart and in our prayers. May the love and peace of Mother Mary surround all of you.

    God Bless

    Chic, Marie Paolini & Family

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  7. Candice MacIsaac :

    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Xo Candice

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  8. Bess/Jack Sr. ABAD :

    Our sincere sympathy goes to the Bigornia clan especially to Florence, Oliva. and JR. May you all find solace in the thought that our beloved Narding is now happily camped in Heaven!!!

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  9. Florence Bigornia & family please accept my condolences on the passing of you husband, Bernardo.
    You & I worked together at Royal Park & while I was a casual RN I cared for Bernardo.I pray for God’s comforting spirit to be with you.
    Love, Lil & Harold

    Lil O’Neill

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  10. Vince and Judy Yip :

    Our family is praying for your family at this time- we are praying that you take comfort in knowing that he was loved so much. Cherish the memories, may they live on.

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  11. Jharin bantugan :

    I love u grampa rest in peace now

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  12. Quiambao's , Vancouver BC :

    Your husband who is our first cousin, was a good man..We share your grief at this very sad and difficult time.

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