Diocese of Toronto St. Margaret home

Obituary for Agnes Joyce Bertelsen

February 22 1937 - December 26 2009

Agnes BertelsenJoyce Bertelsen passed away peacefully, after a lengthy courageous battle at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie on Saturday December 26th 2009. Joyce is survived by her husband Martin, son Stephen, daughter Shannon and Granddaughter Jordan. Predeceased by her brother James Chester. Retired teacher at Base Borden and several schools in Simcoe County as a class room teacher at the elementary and high school levels and special education resource teacher finishing her career at Barrie North.

Friends were able to call at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home 201 Minet's Point Rd. at Yonge St. Barrie on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. An Eastern Star Service under the auspices of Innisfil Chapter # 162 was held at 7:30p.m.

Funeral service were held at St. Margaret's on Thursday December 31st at 11:00a.m. Memorial donations to St. Margaret's Anglican Church or the Royal Victoria Hospital are appreciated by the family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.steckleygooderham.com

Service Eulogy by the Rev. Warren Leibovitch

Service Homily by the Rev. Capt. Stephen Pessah

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But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. 1 Thessalonians 4:13