BERRINGER WinnifredPosted: March 17th, 2015
1935 – 2015
Winnifred Mary Berringer passed away peacefully on March 11, 2015 at the age of 79 at the Agape Hospice in Calgary with children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at her bedside. Wynn was loved by many friends and family. She will be lovingly remembered by her children; Julie Turcotte, Ken (Laurie) Robson and step-son Jason (Charlene) Berringer. She is survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren as well as her siblings Lorne (Bernice) Turcotte, Dubby-Ernest (Cecile) Turcotte, Bernice Lambovitch, Doris Kipling, Eileen Clifford, Verna Porter-Brunelle and Sharon (Jim) Boyuk. Wynn is predeceased by her best friend and loving companion John Alfred Berringer. Wynn was born and raised in Gogama, Ontario. At 17 Wynn moved to Toronto to receive her training as a registered nurse. After she completed her training, she worked at the Mt. Sinai and Toronto Sick Kids hospitals. She married and moved to BC in 1955, then returned to Ontario for a short period and eventually returned and settled in Alberta in 1967. She later married John Berringer in November of 1977 and settled in Lethbridge. John and Wynn lived a life full of love and adventure travelling the world and enjoying family. A Memorial Gathering will be held at SOUTH CALGARY FUNERAL CENTRE, 12700 Macleod Trail South (at Lake Fraser Gate), on Sunday, March 15, 2015 from 3:00 5:00 p.m. The family will hold a graveside memorial at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to The Salvation Army Agape Hospice, 1302 8 Ave NW, Calgary AB T2N 1B8 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, #200, 325 Manning Rd NE, Calgary AB T2E 2P5. Messages of remembrance may be left for the family at www.southcalgaryfuneralcentre.ca SOUTH CALGARY FUNERAL CENTRE and CREMATORIUM (at Lake Fraser Gate) Telephone: 403-297-0711 Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial.