Bernard  Pettipas

Obituary of Bernard Cornelius Pettipas

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It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dear brother and uncle, Bernard Cornelius Pettipas, 73, of Marie Street Lourdes, Stellarton. After having one last quick chuckle with the staff at the Aberdeen hospital, Bernie passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 13, 2021. Born in Cape Breton, he was the son of the late Raymond and Isabelle (MacLean) Pettipas. He was raised in Sellarton, where he resided for his entire life. Bernie worked his whole career from 1970 to 2005 at the Aberdeen Hospital Lab. Bernie had a passion for science and history, and had a love for art and culture, frequenting entertainment at the Glasgow square and the Pictou DeCoste Center. He was most recognized for his daily walks in the community, notably the Samson trail. Bernie had a love for country music and at the early age of 12 taught himself how to play guitar. His hero was Don Gibson and loved to play along with his music. He is survived by his Sister Gena (Ron) Dwyer, Trenton; Nephew Brian (Meghan) Dwyer, Winnipeg; Nieces, Joanna Kurtz, Markham; Kimberley (Paul) Dwyer Veenhuis, Salts Springs. Grand Niece, Hunter Dwyer, Winnipeg; Grand Nephew, Mathew Veenhuis, Salt Springs. He was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Isabelle (MacLean) Pettipas, Lourdes and brother Eric Pettipas who died at birth. His remains will rest in the H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home in Stellarton ,visitation from 10 A.M. until time of funeral service at 11 A.M. at MacQuarrie Funeral Home in Stellarton on Saturday July 17th, 2021 . Burial will be at Our Lady Of Lourdes Cemetery, Stellarton, Father Barret Claire-Johnson presiding. Donations in Bernie Pettipas' memory may be made to the Aberdeeen Hospital.

Family Burial

Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
St. Bernard Street
Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada


Aberdeen Hospital Foundation
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