November 13, 1941 – Hull, Quebec
April 15, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Berthe (Mercier) beloved wife of Antonio Richard of Calgary, AB, passed away on April 15, 2017 at the age of 75 years.
Berthe was born in Hull Quebec and moved to Calgary in 1980. Throughout her life Berthe did many jobs, was a wonderful Mother, Wife and a Friend. Cared about her Family, was very supportive when needed. She loved painting, knitting, cooking. She enjoyed camping, travelling, the Rockies, playing cards and involvement with her Church Sainte-Famille, Les Dames de Sainte-Famille Bow Cliff Seniors and Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Club. She also won several awards for her beautiful paintings.
Berthe is survived by her three children, André (Sonia) of Okotoks AB, Guy (Lynne) of Gatineau QC, Hélène (Ray) of Calgary, AB. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Simon (Kellie) of Okotoks AB, Scott of Calgary AB, Maryline (Sebastien) of Chambly QC, Elissa (Jordan) of Ottawa ON, Stacy, Michele and Sara of Calgary AB, her four great-grandchildren, Rayray, Carter, Danica and Kaylie. She is also survived by her siblings, Liette (Gilles), Ponoka AB, Ghislaine, Gatineau QC, Diane, Val des Monts QC, Fernand, Gatineau QC, Claude, Gatineau QC, Gilles, Val des Monts QC, Jean-Guy (Joanne), Gatineau QC, Denis (Diane) Val des Monts QC, Ginette, Gatineau, QC, along with many Nephews and Nieces, as well as many Friends. Berthe was predeceased by, Parents Joseph and Fernande Mercier, Gatineau QC and Granddaughter Kimberly Morin.
The family would like to thank all of the Staff from Southwood Hospice of Calgary for their great and personal care during her stay. Also like to thank Family and Friends for their support.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ste. Famille Catholic Church (1719 – 5th Street S.W.) on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Berthe-Elizabeth, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences