GIROUX Bernice

Posted: May 8th, 2013

1946 – 2013
Bernice Gloria Giroux, beloved wife of Paul Giroux, passed away with her
family at her side in Taber on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the age of 66 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at the Southland Funeral
Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 7:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church,
5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. with Reverend
Vincent TuanHa, Celebrant. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden.
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Besides her loving and devoted husband of forty seven years Paul, she is
survived by her four children Paul Giroux Jr. of Calgary and his children
Raechel, Travis and Sam; Steph (Darryl) Feininger of Taber and their
children Jordan, Nick and Kali; Mark Giroux of Lethbridge and Kathy Giroux
(Ken Woo) of Taber and their children Paige and Kinzie. She is also survived
by her siblings Darlene (Wayne) Disterheft, Donna Courtoreille, Shirley
(Allen) Higa, Alice (Gerry) Finley, Kenny Courtoreille, Doc (Francine)
Courtoreille, Beverly (Steve) Sakal and Walter Courtoreille.
She was predeceased by her parents John and Violet Courtoreille; brothers
Johnnie Courtoreille and Dennis Courtoreille; sister Diane Remple.
Bernice was born in Fort Vermillion on November 17, 1946 to John and Violet
Courtereille. She married Paul Giroux in Picture Butte on July 16, 1965 and
has resided in Taber until the time of her passing. Bernice worked for the
Horizon School Division as a teachers assistant for twenty eight years. She
also worked at Taber Special Needs. Bernice loved working with children. She
had a passion for golf and was a past club champion. Bernice filled their
basement with numerous trophies from the tournaments she was in over the
years. She will be sadly missed by all that knew her.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Bernice’s name may be made
directly to the Alzheimer Society, 402, 740 – 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge,
Alberta T1J 0N9.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403)

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  1. dawn says:

    Our most heartfelt condolences for your loss. Isaiah 63:9 says everything that pains us pains God as well, May you find comfort in God’s unfailing love, an assurance that He will soon remove all things that cause mankind so much distress.

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