Bernice Ellen Plante passed away suddenly and peacefully on December 1, 2015 at Fraser Canyon Hospital in Hope BC. Bernice was predeceased by her husband of 34 years Harvey Plante. She will be sadly missed by her long-time partner Ed Araki and his extended family. Bernice was a loving mother to her children: Jacquie (Ray), Chere (Stephane), D'Arcy (Sherry), and Leyton (Stephanie), and a special Nanna to her grandchildren: Shawna, Courtney, Kylie, Shelby, Landen and Cheline. Bernice also leaves behind her brother, David (Louise) Williams as well as the rest of the Williams family.
Bernice will be remembered for her love of quilting and aboriginal art. Bernice spent many hours throughout the years volunteering her time in the community of Hope.
A celebration of Bernice's life will be held in the spring of 2016 with details to be published in the new year.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Tillicum Centre where Bernice often helped out, or Fraser Canyon Hospice Society would be greatly appreciated by the loved ones of Bernice.