In Loving Memory of
Mildred Berniece Sloss (nee Wood)
June 5, 1931 - December 28, 2021
Berniece passed away peacefully at the Manitoulin Centennial Manor in Little Current at the age of 90.
Beloved wife of Dougal Gilchrist and Verdun Sloss (both predeceased)
Cherished mother of Leslie (Brenda), June, Douglas (Laurie), Janice (Gary) and step mother of Ken (Sally) and Marie (predeceased)
Doting grandma of Melissa-Mae (Marc), Tyson, Brittany (Jeremy), Jonathon (Kelsey) and step grandma of Brian, Brent and Brad.
Loving great grandma of Brady, Bosco, Ayla, Magnolia and a new arrival expected in January 2022.
Dear sister of Myrtle and Phyllis “Marie”.
Predeceased by siblings Leonard, Edith, Alvin, Leland, Elmer, Vera, Norman, Lorne, Florence, Charles and Stella.
Predeceased by parents Leslie and Sarah Wood.
Will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Berniece was a talented musician who loved to play the piano and accordion for others. She was a lifelong member of the Big Lake Women’s Institute and the Mindemoya Missionary Church. Berniece was recognized for all of her hard work at the Haven House by receiving the Volunteer of the Year Award, of which she was very proud of. She also worked for many years as a dietary aid at the Mindemoya Hospital.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the Mindemoya Cemetery at 11:00 am.
Donations in memory of Berniece can be sent to the
Freshwater Community Church (formerly Mindemoya Missionary Church) 51 Yonge St, Mindemoya, ON P0P 1S0 or https://freshwatercommunitychurch.ca/give.
Manitoulin Centennial Manor Aux at Postal Bag 460, 70 Robinson Street W., Little Current, Ontario P0P 1K0
or a charity of your choice.
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