Bernard Francis Viscount

August 7, 2016

of St. Peters, Nova Scotia | 1929 – 2016
September 13, 1929 – August 04, 2016
It is with sadness that the family of Bernard (Bernie, Uncle Bun) Viscount announce his passing on Aug. 4, 2016, at the age of 86 years. He will  be lovingly remembered as a father, grandfather, uncle and friend.

A native of Marasheen Island, Nfld., Bernie is survived by his children – Cyril, Brian, Terry, Wanda, David, Shelley and Patricia. He is predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Joan, and his brothers Edward Viscount, Pat Viscount, Pat Fitzgerald, Joseph Fitzgerald, Maurice Fitzgerald and sisters Christine Fulford and Jenny Viscount. He is also survived by his brothers Dominic, Edward and his sister Bridget.

His career was varied; over the years, Bernie was a wheelsman, a pipefitter, a store owner and a handyman.

Always happy to take your money at a card game, share a laugh or play a practical joke, the last several years he lived in the Richmond Villa where he was President of the Resident Council and advocated for Resident Rights and a great help to Paula during many bus excursions.

A celebration of life will be held at Richmond Villa on Sunday, Aug. 7. Visitation 2:00 p.m.to 5:00 pm.
A funeral Mass will be held at St John the Baptist Church in River Bourgeois at on Monday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow. A reception at the Tara Lynn Memorial Community Centre. Donations in Bernie’s memory can be made to the Richmond Villa Recreation Department. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Green’s Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. 

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