Bernice Evelyn MacCarlieMay 19, 2011
MacCarlie, Bernice E. (Hodgin)
Bernice passed away peacefully in her 87th year at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Lindsay, ON on Thursday, May 19th, 2011. Bernice Evelyn MacCarlie, wife of the late George E. MacCarlie of St. Andrews, NB, daughter of the late Herbert Hodgin and Doris Hodgin (Mercer) originally of Bloomfield, NB. Bernice is survived by her children Stephen (wife Donna, grandchildren Matthew and Heather and great-grandchild Oceania) of Little Britain, ON and Margo DiFrancesco (husband George and grandchildren Alisha, Alex, Andrina and Angela) of Queensville, ON, sister Ann Morrison of Rothesay, NB and brother Sammy of Sussex, NB. Bernice was predeceased by her brothers Charlie, Leonard, Ernie and sisters Hazel (LaFrance) and Myrtle (Tesauro). Bernice moved to Ottawa in 1948 from New Brunswick and following her marriage in 1949 to George, started their family living subsequently in Montreal as well as in Scarborough (Toronto), Sutton and Colborne, ON then retiring to St. Andrews, NB in 1999. Bernice moved from St. Andrews, NB back to Ontario (Lindsay area) to be near her immediate family following the passing of her husband George in 2008. Bernice was a long time employee of the Children’s Aid Society and upon retirement continued her active involvement in golf and gardening. At Bernice’s request there was a private funeral service. Bernice’s ashes will be buried with those of her husband George's, in St. Andrews, NB. In lieu of flowers, in memoriam donations to the Parkinson Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 705-324-1988. Online condolences may be made at www.parkerfuneralhome.ca.