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Bernard “Bernie” Joseph Cain

CAIN, Bernard “Bernie” Joseph - It is with saddened hearts that the family of Bernard “Bernie” Joseph Cain announce his passing on January 11, 2019, peacefully and surrounded by his family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, at the age of 82. Beloved husband and best friend of Beverley Cain for 62 years. Loving father of Michael (Judy), Terry (Shirley), Greg (Allyson), Daniel, Leslie, and Lisa. Cherished grandfather of Ashley, Brittany (Matteo), Caitlin (Jason), Nicole, Terry Jr., Mitchell, Andrew, and Isabella. Treasured great-grandfather of Thomas. Brother of James (Barb), brother-in-law of Susan Hunter (John Vollmar), uncle of several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents John Andrew (Jack) and Jennie Mae. Bernie was a kind and gentle soul who will be remembered for his sense of humour and positive outlook by his extensive family and friends. Bernie was active in sailing and golf. He was an avid reader who enjoyed gardening and travelling with Bev and the family. Bernie retired from Dow Chemical after 37 years of employment and was involved with the Toastmasters Club, Credit Union, and Presidents Club. A special thank you to Dr. Kelly Regan of London Health Sciences Centre and to Dr. David Kim of Sarnia, for their kindness and support during this difficult time. Thank you to Bluewater Health and St. Joseph’s Hospice nurses, staff, and volunteers for their care and compassion for Bernie. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Bernie’s life will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME , 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. A memorial mass will be celebrated at a later date at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Sarnia. In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice located at 475 Christina Street N, Sarnia, Ontario (cheques only at the funeral home please or online at Memories and condolences may be sent online at
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Posted by Cara Loncar (Grevstad) (neighbor and friend) On Friday, February 1, 2019
First of all - I love the picture - such an apt shot for an easy going gentle man. Sending you my condolences. Many happy memories of our families hanging out together as neighbors- trip to Elmira, Swimming and pizza at the Sahara, backyard skating rinks. May your many happy memories sustain you in your time of sorrow. Best always, CARA
Posted by Janice and Rob Brown (Friend of Greg) On Sunday, January 20, 2019
Sorry to hear of your father’s passing hugs to you all
Posted by Mary & Gord Brock (Friend) On Friday, January 18, 2019
Bev and family. Deepest condolences. I have wonderful memories of time I worked with Bernie - such a gentleman. May your many great memories of him help you during this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers for all.
Posted by Elaine and Paul Kerys (Friends of family) On Friday, January 18, 2019
Our deepest condolences for your loss. May your many cherished memories help you all through this difficult time and may Bernie’s memory be eternal.
To Mike
Posted by Bob Angove (Old Friend) On Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Hi Mike.

My Condolences to you and your family in the loss of your dad. I do remember Bernie from many years ago.


Bob Angove (St Ben's Alumni)

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