Juanita Bernard

Juanita Theresa Bernard (Steeves)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 1936 - Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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BERNARD, Juanita Theresa (1936 – 2020)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that on Wednesday April 15th, 2020 our loved mother Juanita (Nita) passed away peacefully at home. She was born in Albert County, New Brunswick; and moved with her family to Ontario in 1971.

She was predeceased by her husband Dale in 2011.

She was an active supporter of The Alano Club in Oshawa Ontario for over 45 years. This was her second home, with many friends and stories shared.

Juanita is survived by her many children both in New Brunswick and Ontario, along with their spouses. Paul (Patti), Jocelyn (Albert), Norma (Mike), Nancy, Brian, Doug, Peggy (Barry), Reg (Kelly), Bill (Tammy) and Shirley (Charlie) and Eileen Dodd.

She leaves behind many fond memories of her many wonderful Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and other relatives and special friends.

She is predeceased by parents Mr. Blair Steeves and Margaret Steeves; brother Reginald Steeves. She is survived by her sister Sylvia Babineau and brother Gary Steeves (Debbie)

She is survived by her companion Matt Ryan

A Celebration of Juanita’s Life will be held on Sunday August 9th, from 1:30 - 3 pm at Lakeview Park, West Parking Lot area, all are welcome to pay their respects to the family. A Private family celebration took place.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Alano Club would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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Service Details

  • Celebration of Life PRIVATE FAMILY

    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 1:00pm
    Armstrong Funeral Home
    124 King St. E.
    Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B6
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    PRIVATE FAMILY CELEBRATION Masks are mandatory, please bring your mask. Family registration is required to attend
    Fr Keith Callaghan

    This event may be open-casket and the livestream may contain views of the deceased.

  • Reception

    Sunday, August 9th, 2020 | 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, August 9th, 2020 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Lakeview Park
    Address Not Available
    Family and Friends may gather to share some treasured memories. Canopy will be set up - near the West Side Parking lot near the willow tree. Please bring your lawn chair and masks and maintain social distancing guidelines. Extra masks, hand sanitizer available. There will be some light refreshments (sealed). Gloves available. Let's enjoy and be safe.


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Private Condolence

Pauline Chamberland

Posted at 02:19pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Pauline Chamberland

Posted at 02:16pm
May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.

Pauline and Marc Chamberland and family.

Sandy Lowe

Posted at 08:34pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of grief.

Sandy, Rick & Family

Shirley Sonego Posted at 12:30pm


Myrna Simpson

Posted at 04:47pm
To the Family My thoughts and prayers to all. Shall miss her smiling face and hugs.
She always had a great smile, May God keep her in Peace.
Myrna Simpson and family

Patti Gouin

Posted at 10:16am
May fond memories of your mother bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

With Deepest Sympathy

Shirley Sonego Posted at 12:26pm


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Saturday, August 08 2020 at 01:00 pm

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