Roland Bertrand o1BERTRAND, Roland (Roly)

Former employee of Noranda Group and Canada Pension Plan, Disability

At the Brockville General Hospital on May 13th, 2014. Roly Bertrand beloved husband of Anne Austin.  Loving father of Gina Nesbitt of Woodlawn.  Survived by sisters-in-law Anna Bertrand, Rejane Bertrand and Annette Trudel and brother-in-law Eugene Austin.  He will also be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.  Predeceased by his parents Rosalind and Antonio, son-in-law John Nesbitt, and four brothers Lawrence, Emile, Bert and Rene.  Roly embraced fun and travelling the world with Anne and had an infectious sense of humour, smart as a whip and fast with a comeback.  All will miss our colourful husband, father, uncle and friend…”to the good life Roly and on to the next adventure”.

The Liturgy of the Christian Funeral will be celebrated on Saturday May 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm at St. John Bosco Church, 175 Windsor Drive, Brockville.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Barclay Funeral Home, 137 Pearl St. East Brockville, entrusted with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be sent online at

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