BERNADETTE MARY RECOLLET

Bernadette Mary Recollet, a resident of Wikemikong, died peacefully at the Manitoulin Health Centre, on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the age of 66. Born to Margaret Wahsquonaikezhik Corbiere and John Wahsquonaikezhik at Birch Island on February 14, 1948. Beloved wife of Stanley Recollet (predeceased). Loved mother of Luke (Tara), Robyn, Beverly, Jason, Denise, Kim, Roger(predeceased) and Joseph(predeceased). Proud grandmother of Kayleigh, Kristen, Natasha, Luke Jr., Jennifer, Andrew, Jaiden, Micheal, Stephanie, Allan, Adrian, Colton, McKayla, McKenzie, Emma, Hope, Alexis, Megan and Cassandra. Cherished great-grandmother of Isabella, Aubryanna, Annabella, Natalie, Seth, Kylie, Sophia, Nevaeh-Lee and Shadyn . Loving sister of Theresa (Tully), Christine (Cecil), Josette, Jean, Earnest (Annette), Francis (Beverly) and Christopher. Predeceased by sisters Rita, Annette, Bertha, Celina, Patricia, Ida, as well as brothers Adam and Gabriel. Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Bernadette loved spending time with her grandchildren, planting and taking care of her rosebushes and her pets. She also loved to play bingo, scratch tickets and casino games. Known for her crafts and handcrafted star blankets, she was also a special babysitter to Nicholas McGregor. Family and friends gathered at 52 Bayview Heights, Wikwemikong on Monday, February 2, 2015 beginning at 5 pm. Funeral Services were held at Holy Cross Mission on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 3 pm with Father Henk van Meijel officiating. Burial in Wikwemikong Upper Cemetery. Record your thoughts, memories and photos at www.islandfuneralhome.ca.