BERTRAND, Audrey (nee Villeneuve)
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Audrey passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 19, 2013. She was the devoted wife, partner and best friend of 64 years to the late Donald Bertrand. She will always be remembered for her pride, elegance and style, and for the joy she took in her many years with family and friends at her cottage on Danford Lake. Audrey is the loving mother of the late Ken (Nicole Roussel), Susan (Tony Fisher) and Nancy (Roger Brule) and best Gram to Christian, Jonathon, Jenna (Stephen MacDonald) and Jessica. She is the daughter of the late Andrew Villeneuve and Winnifred Lowden, and is predeceased by her four siblings Andrew, Harry, Dorothy and Phyllis. She is survived by her sisters-in-law Eileen and Patricia Bertrand and brother-in-law Clifford McConnery. She will be deeply missed by her cherished nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Riverside Hospital Hemodialysis Unit and Dr. Elizabeth Muggah for their wonderful care as well as Ryan Briggs for his support with dialysis. A mass to celebrate Audrey's long and full life will be held on Saturday January, 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Basil's Catholic Church, 940 Rex Avenue, Ottawa. A reception will follow in the Church hall. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, Riverside Hemodialysis Unit would be appreciated by the family. Online donations/condolences may be made at
www.kellyfh.ca, Carling Chapel.
"We do not remember days,
we remember precious moments."
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Jan. 23 to Jan. 25, 2013