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KERNICK, Simone Denise (nee deChamplain)

November 22, 1929 – Legal, Alberta
February 25, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Simone Kernick of Calgary passed away peacefully on Monday, February 25, 2019 at the age of 89 years.

Simone was born and grew up on a farm near Legal, AB. She graduated from the Edmonton General Hospital as a member of the Class of 1951. Simone had a wonderful career as a Registered Nurse, including serving as Head Nurse of Pediatrics at the Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary and as a member of an International Breast Cancer Research Initiative at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. Simone enjoyed dancing and travelling around the world with her husband Jack, as well as spending time with family and friends.

Simone will be dearly missed by Robert and Janice Christiansen, Denise and Malcolm Walker, Gord Christiansen and Roland Schrattenecker, Frank Kernick, Brian and Tully Kernick, Debbie and Rob Baldelli, and Lori Kernick. She is also survived by her sisters, Claudette (Ron), Rachel (Roger), Agnes, and Rita, as well as her brother Johnny (Theresa), and sister-in-law Dorothy. Simone was Grandma to Cody, Matthew, Kayla, Aimee, Kristopher, Ian, Stuart, Hauxley, Quaid, Evelina, and Giovanna. She also loved her great-grandchildren, Lucie, Elliot, Ryden, and Lincoln. Simone was predeceased by her three husbands, Harold Christiansen, Charles Coombs, and Jack Kernick. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Fern and Leo; brother-in-law Morris; and sister-in-law Cora.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB), on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.  Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through Special thanks to the staff of Bowview Manor who cared for Simone during her final years.

In living memory of Simone Kernick, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW CALGARY, AB, T3G 2T3,   Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Frank, I know Simone was very important in your life; her death will be a significant loss. My condolences to you and all the Kernick family.

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  2. Our sincerest condolences to all of the family.

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  3. Jonathan Allen

    Frank and Kayla, very sorry to hear of your loss. May her spirit live among us.

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  4. We are deeply saddened by your loss. May the good memories of such a wonderful person help you in your sorrow. Our sincere condolences.

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