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The Right Reverend Robert Edward Fraser Berry

January 21, 1926 — October 25, 2011

Died at Kelowna General Hospital on Tuesday, October 25, 2011.  Survived by his loving wife Joan; son Christopher of Vancouver; daughter Lisa of Westbank; one granddaughter Kayla; one brother Norman of Montreal and numerous other relatives.  Bishop Berry was born in Ottawa on January 21, 1926.  He grew up in Montreal and served in an Air Crew in the Second World War from 1943 – 1945.  He came to BC in 1967 and in 1971 was ordained the Bishop of Kootenay.  He was chaplain to the Royal Canadian Legion, the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police veterans.  Bishop Berry also volunteered as an on call chaplain at the Kelowna General Hospital.  A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 2:00 pm at St. Michael & All Angels’ Cathedral Church, 608 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, with Archbishop John Privett officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 2:00 pm

St. Michael & All Angels' Cathedral Church

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The service for The Right Reverend Robert Edward Fraser Berry is scheduled for Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

St. Michael & All Angels' Cathedral Church

608 Sutherland Avenue Kelowna, BC


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  • Doug Rosen says:

    I am sorry for your loss. Fraser was a great man and we will miss him. Take care, all of you.

  • The Duke Family says:

    Our thoughts are with you at this time.

  • BOB MCELROY says:


  • David A. Cox says:

    My deepest condolences to the family of Fraser.He was a great supporter of music at the cathedral. David A. Cox, former organist of St Michael’s

  • Jamie & Alice Medcof says:

    Heartfelt condolences to Joan and her family. Jamie and Alice Medcof and family.

  • Denise Nahirney says:

    Our deepest sympathy Joan on the loss of your husband.
    Love & Prayers,
    Bill & Denise Nahirney

  • Margaret Barker says:

    From the Ottawa area, I convey my sympathies to the family of Reverend Fraser Berry. I am sorry to hear about your loss and send light and prayers. I am a daughter of Reverend Allan J. Barker and Reverend Dorothy Barker.

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