NOLAN, Bernice T. (nee Sullivan) - Peacefully at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) on Sunday, July 29, 2018, in her 87th year.
Beloved wife of 63 years to James (deceased Jan 2018).
Loving mother of Michael (Brenda), James (Kimberley), Anne Marie Marion (Roch), Teresa Schweitzer (Mark) and Mary Clare Burton (John).
She was the proud grandmother of Tyler (Amy) and Trevor (Marlee) Nolan, Matthew (Chelsea), Ryan (Amber) and Caitlin (Kevin) Nolan, Nicole Marion-Patola (Aaron), Stephen(Amy), and Christopher Marion, Christina and Timothy Schweitzer, Thomas and Samantha Burton, great grandmother of Bailey and Aiden Nolan and Nola Marion.
Survived by her sisters Hilda Jones (John), Frances Thompson (John), Joanne McAuliffe (Bill) and brother Al Sullivan (Donna).
Predeceased by her parents Frank and Anna Sullivan, brother Herb Sullivan and sister-in-law Mary Sullivan.
Dear sister-in-law of Eugene Nolan (Jackie deceased), Patricia Nolan (Paul deceased), Dennis Nolan (deceased) and his wife Francis (deceased).
She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.
Bernice was born in Peterborough and lived on the family farm near Assumption, Ontario.
Following her marriage to James they resided in Parry Sound, Brooklin, Lindsay and Kingston, Ontario.
Mom lived her Christian faith in her home and community and was active in the Catholic Women’s League.
Bunny, as she was fondly referred to, was a generous hostess with a warm welcome to anyone who arrived at her door.
Mom was a tireless, resourceful provider raising her family while Dad pursued studies in Chartered Accountancy.
She was proud of her professional work in the insurance industry.
Mom was extremely proud of her grandchildren’s accomplishments, and will be fondly remembered by them as the ‘feeder Grandma’.
The family would like to thank her loving friends at Conservatory Pond, as well as the wonderful care she received at KGH and Providence Care over the past few years.
The family will receive friends at the Township Chapel of the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Homes on Monday, August 6 between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (490 Days Road) on Tuesday, August 7 at 11 a.m., reception immediately following in the Parish Hall.
Expressions of sympathy, for those wishing, may be made to The Parish Fundraising Campaign or charity of your choice.