Bertha Elizabeth Skinner (nee Bragg)

March 31, 2018


Our wife, mother, grandmother, dear friend, Bertha Skinner, entered peacefully into eternal rest surrounded by her loving family on March 31, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home at the age of 81 years. Predeceased by her daughters Rosalyn and Hazel; parents John and Mae Bragg; brothers John and Cecil. Leaving behind to remember her beautiful smile and warm memories her husband of 61 years, Lewis; daughters Carolyn (Randy) Boland, Dinah (Randy) Brennan, Susan (Bill) Huryn, Shirley Skinner, Paula (Joe) Rosa-Bian and Tanya (Steven) Holden; 13 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sisters Marilyn (Doug) MacDonald and Phyllis (Wayne) Holloway; also, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank the Nurses and staff of St. Patrick’s Mercy Home 3 East, for the compassion shown towards Bertha during her stay. Also, Rev. Canon Amanda Taylor for her support. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Monday April 2 and Tuesday April 3 from 11-9 p.m. and Wednesday April 4 from 10-12 Noon. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday April 4 from St. Lawrence Anglican Church at 2:00 p.m. with internment to follow at the St. Lawrence Anglican Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bertha’s memory may be made to St. Lawrence Anglican Church, Portugal Cove or St. Patrick’s Mercy Home.



11-9 p.m. on April 2, 2018

11-9 p.m. on April 3, 2018

10-12 Noon on April 4, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Wednesday April 4th

St. Lawrence Anglican Church

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Lew and family
So sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing.
Our deepest condolences to you all!

Shirley and Family,

We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

Lew……………………so sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. We are thinking about you and your family at this sad time. Fond memories of working with Bertha on the Parish Council back in the days when we were one parish. Take care.
Harvey & Ruth HIscock

Lew and family:

So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all as you go through this most difficult time.

My condolences to you all at this difficult time, thoughts and prayers are with you!

So sorry for your loss ..

So so sorry Carolyn sending lots of love and hugs. To you and the family. 😢😢❤❤

Tanya sorry to hear of your mothers passing.May all the good memories keep you all going in this time of sorrow.

So sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. Please accept our deepest condolences at this sad and difficult time. may you take comfort in knowing others share in your lost and she is safe in our Heavenly Father’s care.

our deepest condolences to the family, god bless

Mr. Skinner and family,
May memories of happy times with Mrs. Skinner help you to smile during this sad time.

Tanya, Steven, Carter and the Skinner family
Sincere condolences on the passing of your mother, grandmother. May the many good memories of time spent together be a comfort to you at this difficult time.

Deepest condolences to the family on the passing of your loved one.

Sincerest condolences to Lew & Family on the passing of Bertha. She welcomed me many a day with a peanut butter sandwich as a child when I was visiting with Tanya. May she rest peacefully now and you all cherish beautiful memories a truly lovely person. Xo

Deepest condolences Lew and family.. Bertha was such a wonderful lady so kind. always had smile.. RIP💕

Fond memories of time spent at uncle Lew and aunt Bertha’s. Everytime I eat a cold plate i think of family Sunday get togethers at their house. Great memories. So sorry for your loss Uncle Lew and girls. Wish we could be wity you all. All our love. Ryan, Kim, Megan and Madison Holloway.

So sorry for the loss of a wonderful sweet lady!

My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time, Bertha was an amazing woman full of love and she will be missed by anyone whom had the pleasure of knowing her. God Bless your entire family.

Loving memories of Aunt Bertha and the kindness she shared with everyone around her. She will be greatly missed , so sorry for the loss of a great wife , mother, grandmother, Aunt and friend to many. God Bless 🌺💕