September 5, 1958– Antigonish, NS
January 27, 2015 – Calgary, AB
Bernard “Bernie” Leo Mattie beloved spouse of Sheila Poirier of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the age of 56 years.
Bernie was born in Antigonish, NS on September 5, 1958 to the late Aloysius and Florence Mattie. Bernie had a heart of gold and was the kindest soul that you would ever meet. He was a good friend to everyone. He was the most selfless person, always helping people in need. A great role model and one of the hardest workers you would ever see. He was an avid sports fan and had a love for golf and AC/DC. He enjoyed travelling, camping, going to sports events, concerts, and spending time with family and friends. He will forever be missed.
Besides his loving wife Sheila Poirier, Bernie is survived by daughter Melissa; sisters, Margie, Terri, Cathy, Sharon; and brother Francis. He was predeceased by his brother Louie.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in memory of Bernie – the man with the golden heart – directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Bernie Mattie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences