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Myrtle Irene Berdan


Myrtle Irene Berdan
On April 12, 2020 at the Fundy Nursing Home, Blacks Harbour NB with her husband by her side, Myrtle Irene (Norman) Berdan, wife of Jack E. Berdan Sr. of St. George NB went home to be with her Lord and Savior. Born in St. George NB on September 24, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Darrell and Flora "Rosie" Norman. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, in addition to her husband Jack, Myrtle is survived by her sons: Jack Jr. (Debbie) Berdan of Breadalbane NB and Joe (Shelley) Berdan of St. George, Paul Berdan of Canal and Terry (Angel) Berdan of St. George NB; her daughters: Debbie Johnson-Berdan of Nunavut, Kathy (Robert) Ellison of Saint-Anne-de-Madawaska NB and Susan (Allan) MacDonald of St. George NB; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; extended family: Courtney Berdan of Blacks Harbour and Kenny Johnson of Lake Utopia; brothers: John (Mary) Norman. Ross (Joan) Norman, Glenn (Charlotte) Norman, Charles (Claudette) Norman and Brian (Donna) Norman; sisters: Clara McDowell, Betty (Lewis) Diamond, Frances (Gordon) Embree, Shirley (Pete) LeBlanc, Valerie Norman (Peter Jablonowski) and Debbie Norman; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents, Myrtle was predeceased by one brother: Darrell.

Thank you, Fundy Nursing Home, for the professional and nurturing care your nurses and staff provide. For the last three years you have gone above and beyond to make sure Myrtle became an important part of your loving family.

Prior to retirement Myrtle worked in several fields including a clerk typest at Royal Canadian Armed Forces in Trenton ON, Connors Brothers, instructor at Cornerstone Christian Academy, Home Support Services and Mail Delivery. She loved knitting, reading, sewing and serving the Lord. She was a long time member of the Cornerstone Tabernacle in St. George and was a Sunday School Teacher for 45 years. Myrtle loved her church and her church family and at one time was Youth Leader. Family meant everything to Myrtle and she looked forward to spending as much time as she could with her loved ones, especially her grandchildren. Though we will miss her, we take comfort in knowing she is Home.

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the Faith. II Timothy 4:7”

Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Due to the current guidelines regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, visiting for Myrtle will be private. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the St. George Rural Cemetery, St. George NB with Pastor Bill Gowan officiating. A public memorial service will be held at a later date at the Cornerstone Tabernacle, St. George NB. In Myrtle's memory, donations to Cornerstone Tabernacle or to the Fundy Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family.
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Service Location
Cornerstone Tabernacle Church, St. George NB

Burial Location
St. George Rural Cemetery, St. George NB

Requested Charity
Cornerstone Tabernacle or Fundy Nursing Home