SYLLIBOY, Ber­nadette


Cape Breton Post - - Obituaries -

It is with great sor­row that we an­nounce the sud­den pass­ing of Ber­nadette Sylliboy, age 60, of Eska­soni. Ber­nadette passed away at the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hospi­tal on July 30, 2017 sur­rounded by her lov­ing fam­ily.

Born in Syd­ney she was the daugh­ter of the late Gabriel Sylliboy and Sarah Doucette.

Ber­nadette was a long time em­ployee of the Eska­soni School Board work­ing with chil­dren as a T.A. In her younger days she en­joyed play­ing base­ball as a back catcher. She also en­joyed bowl­ing. Ber­nadette was also a mem­ber of the Cur­sillo move­ment.

She is sur­vived by her hus­band and lov­ing part­ner of 32 years, Al­lan Lin­klet­ter; daugh­ters, Alana Denny (Piel Piel), Margot Hen­der­son (Pete), Kay­lynn Sylliboy (Jai), and Faye Paul (Clarey); son, Ron­ald James Gould (Julie);sis­ters, Jermaine (PJ), Ju­lia (Mike), Juanita (Johnny), Jacque­line, Elaine, Kath­leen, Gabriella and Marla; broth­ers, Tom (Frances) and Stephen John; grand­chil­dren, Jenna, Ari­anna, MacKen­zie, Peter Jr., Brady, Morgan, RJ Jij, Scar­let, Mal­sum, Ramsey, Kayleen, Jadis, Kam­den, El­iza, Nikova, Ethan, La­mont, Jai Jr. and Al­lan; great grand­child, Medrick; god­chil­dren, Rhonda, Is­lop and Keev­era, and many nieces and neph­ews

Ber­nadette was pre­de­ceased by her son, Al­lan Lin­klet­ter Sylliboy; grand­daugh­ter, Ch­a­sity Theresa Sylliboy; grand­son, Nolan Peter Paul; brother, Reg­gie Sylliboy, and sis­ter, Catherine Jean.

Visi­ta­tion for Mrs. Sylliboy will be­gin af­ter 7 p.m. on Thurs­day, Au­gust 3, 2017 at the Gabriel Cen­tre, Eska­soni. Funeral Mass will be cel­e­brated at 10:30 a.m. on Satur­day, Au­gust 5 at Holy Fam­ily Church with Fr. Martin MacDougall of­fi­ci­at­ing.

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