Berna Jewel McMaster. Berna, late of White Rock, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2013 during her 90th year after a lengthy courageous struggle with cerebral ataxia. She will be greatly missed by her husband Jim, daughter Stacey, grandsons, Dylan, Jordan (Rie), Travis, and great-grandaughter Mei. She will also be remembered fondly by her many friends including the Redmond family.

Berna was born in Regina and moved to Vancouver at an early age. She grew up in Kerrisdale and attended Magee High School. Berna and Jim were high school sweethearts and with the exception of Jim’s time in the RCAF, they have been together ever since.

Berna loved playing bridge and traveling. She and Jim went on many cruises and as well enjoyed vacations in Palm Desert. Berna was an avid knitter and made many baby items for friends and for the Peach Arch Hospital Axillary.

Heartfelt thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Crescent Gardens for their compassionate care and kindness.

Berna’s enthusiasm and zest for life were infectious. She was filled with love and compassion for everyone whom she encountered. She had the ability to bring out the very best in people. She was an exceptional wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Family will attend a celebration of Berna’s life at a later date.

Berna was a precious jewel who will live on in our hearts and be greatly missed; forever remembered.

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Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

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