Bernice passed away peacefully on April 12, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Roy Rawlings for more than sixty years. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by her entire family, children Nina Housego (Edward), David Rawlings (Susan), and Mark Rawlings (Digna), grandchildren Michael Barrett (Denise) and Laura Enriquez (George), great-grandchildren, Aaron, Ethan, Emma, Victoria and Marcus, and all her nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her infant daughter Susan and twin sister Betty.
Born and raised in London, Ontario, she married the love of her life Roy Rawlings in 1939. They began a family in London, moved to Toronto in 1955 and retired to Collingwood in 1976. She and Roy enjoyed traveling and together they made friends wherever they went. Bernice enjoyed her life at home, playing the piano, hosting an evening of cards with friends and neighbours, and creatively solving household problems. She loved her family most of all.
The family wishes to thank the team of angels at Sunset Manor for their loving care and devotion in Bernice’s final years. A private family memorial will be held. If desired, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca.