In Celebration of

Bernard Ernst Swanlund

March 10, 1936 -  May 16, 2017

SWANLUND, Bernard Ernst (Bernie)
Born in Kirkland Lake Ontario on the 10th of March 1936 to Alina Rodman and Fred Swanlund, originally from Finland, Bernie passed away peacefully on the 16th of May at the age of 81. He is predeceased by his first wife Micheline Bouchard, his parents, his sister Linda and her husband Cecil D’aoust. Much loved husband of Michelle (Martineau) for 47 years. Left to mourn him are his five children: Liane (Claude Pélaldeau), Julie, Nadine, Paul (Jennifer Middlemiss) and Eric. He will be sadly missed by his five grandchildren: Arthur Joseph (AJ), Jean -Pierre, Stéphanie, Addyson and Mya. Also left to mourn him are his sister-in-law Thérèse Martineau, and four nieces, Chantal Lemire, Diane (Lorne Ferguson) Christine (Tom Sweeney) and Michelle (Mark Morrison). He will also be missed by members of the Bouchard family, his childhood friend Brien Sirola, and his cousin Cliff Erickson. At the request of the deceased, there will be no funeral service and disposal of the ashes will occur at a later date. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects and celebrate Bernie’s life at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood Ave. (east of Vanier Parkway) on Tuesday May 23 from 1 to 4 pm. Donations to the charity of your choice may be made in Bernie's name.


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Nokia Canada Finance Department (Paul Swanlund's c0-workers)

Entered May 17, 2017 from Ottawa

Paul: Sincere condolences to the you and your family from all your friends at Nokia.

Suzanne Miner (Friend)

Entered May 18, 2017 from Gatineau

Liane, toutes mes sincères condoléances à toi et ta famille. Je pense à toi durant cet épreuve difficile.

Denny and Audrey Charlebois (Friend)

Entered May 19, 2017 from Manotick ON

So sad to hear of Bern's passing...he was a fighter and you enjoyed some borrowed time with him the last couple of years...all's fun to be around he was a real gent and will be sorely missed

Carol Cummings (Friend)

Entered May 19, 2017 from Ottawa

Julie and Michelle
My deepest sympathies on your Dad's/Bern's passing. Take care.

Jean martineau et genevieve (Cousins)

Entered May 19, 2017 from Coaticook

Nous presentons a michele et sa famille nos plus sinceres condoleances.Nous nous souviendrons toujours de bernard comme un homme tres agreable,toujours souriant,plein d'humour ,interessant et interesse a tout.Nous lui souhaitons un bon voyage


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