It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Bernadette Velasco-Jose at Bluewater Health on Monday, March 25, 2013, at the age of 59.  Beloved wife of Lauro Jose. Loved sister of Pitchet, Grace, Bebot, Toti and Dr. Sincero Velasco Jr. Cherished daughter of Sincero Velasco Sr. Will be greatly missed by several nieces and nephews and by the Velasco and Jose families. Predeceased by her mother Pacita Velasco.  A special thank you to the staff of Bluewater Health for the care and compassion shown to Bernadette.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, March 31, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FAMILY CENTRE (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013, at St. Benedict’s Roman Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia. Cremation will follow.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  http://smithfuneralhome.ca/

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca.

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