Bernard "Bernie" Leslie Barrett

Saturday, December 3rd, 1932 - Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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Barrett, Bernard “Bernie” Leslie – 86 of Debert, our husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, passed away April 6, 2019 at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Beaverbank, NS on December 3, 1932 to the late Eleanor (Barrett) Shunamon. He leaves behind his wife of 48 years, Irene (Smith), son Kevin Barrett (Sonia), daughter, Valerie Barrett (Aidan Walsh); step children, Paul Currie (Janet), Judith Hibbs (Joe) and Catherine Kilgore (Darren); 12 grandchildren, Justin, Kayla, Christopher, Jeffrey, Michelle, Anthony, Angela, Tabitha, Samantha, Cassandra, Kristopher and Kyle and 12 great grandchildren. Aside from his mother, Bernie was predeceased by his step father, John Shunamon. Bernie served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 26 years. He was posted at Gagetown with the Blackwatch and Combat Arms; Newfoundland winter training, Norway, Germany and spent two terms in the Congo. Bernie was posted here in Debert in 1975 and retired in 1985. He was Signal Corps, Master Corpral B.L. Barrett C.D. There will be a private family funeral service held at Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. Online messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting:
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Douglas & Barbara Shephard

Posted at 01:52pm
Dear Aunt Rene & Family, Although we were unable to be there in person, please know that we are with you in spirit. We just watched the service and it was a wonderful tribute to Bernie. We send our sincere & heartfelt condolences to you. May our words comfort you all and bring you peace in the coming days.


Posted at 09:04am
Valerie, My deepest condolences on your loss. You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts. Christina Martin KRG Insurance Brokers

Yonette Alphonso

Posted at 02:44pm
Val, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. May your family and friends find comfort in each other as you grieve together and may he rest in peace. XO

Charmaine Locke

Posted at 02:15pm
Valerie, Though your heart must hold deep sadness right now, may it also hold the blessings of the love that will always be a part of you... Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit, and carry you through this time of sadness. Charmaine

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Thursday, April 11 2019 at 02:00 pm