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Bernadette Mitchell (nee Rhodes)

December 8, 1932 ~ September 4, 2020 (age 87)


In Loving Memory of

Mrs. Bernadette Mitchell (Rhodes)

It is with great sadness that her family announces her passing at Lady Minto Hospital on Friday, September 4th, 2020 at the age of 87.  She will be sadly missed by her children: Deborah (Neil) Mousseau, Margaret (Lucien) Courville, Chris (Rodney) Kydd, and Tim (Laurie) Mitchell.  She was the grandmother of Cindy (Chris), Laura, Sarah, Paul (Michelle), David (Adele), Veronica (Dean), Brandon (Samantha), Kyle (Liane) and Randi (Nick).  She also leaves behind her 11 great grandchildren: Jordan, Autumn, Maximus, Madeleine, Amber, Eloise, Myles, Daisy, Lucille, Emma and Jayde,  her sister and brothers Dorothy Beech, Roy Harper and Rheo Harper.  She will be missed by several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Bernadette was predeceased by her husband R. Roy Mitchell, her parents Josephine (Lajoie) Harper, Walter Rhodes and step-dad Roy Harper, as well as some sisters and brothers.

Bernadette worked along with her husband Roy for many years in a family owned business here in Cochrane after being Manager of Eaton’s store in Cochrane many years ago at the age of 15.

A private family gathering was held on Monday, September 7th 2020 at the Cochrane Civic cemetery.

If desired, memorial donations to Lady Minto Hospital would be greatly appreciated by her family. 

If you wish to send online condolences or to share your memories of Bernadette, please visit www.irvineandirvinefuneralhome.com

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to:

Irvine & Irvine funeral home & Northern Crematorium

 For information: 705-272-3239

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