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1943 Bernard 2020

Bernard "Bernie" Petrie

July 31, 1943 — September 24, 2020


Bernard Alexander Petrie

The family of Bernard Alexander Petrie regretfully announce his passing on September 24, 2020 at the Glace Bay Hospital.  Born July 31, 1943 to the late Protase & Rita (MacKinnon) Petrie of Dominion, NS.

Bernie was retired from Devco and Cape Breton Commissionaires.  He was a proud leader of Bridgeport/Dominion Boy Scouts.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margie (MacDonald) and daughter, Nadine (Calgary) and son Kyle (Dominion); his grandchildren, David, Alexander and Maysun who were his pride and joy; his sisters,  Lori Gilbert, Diane (Martin) Gillis, Gail Burke; sister-in-law, Theresa Petrie and Donna Gillis.  He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his brother, Andrew (Pete), his sisters, Judy, Marie; sister-in-laws Barbara Gleason and Wilma MacDonald; brother-in-laws, Verne Gilbert, Keith Burke, Robbie Gillis and Emerson Gleason; mother & father-in-law, Ken & Gladys MacDonald.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Forest Haven and graveside burial will be held at a later date at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.  In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetic Society.

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