Gloria J. Bertrand
age 78, an Algonac, MI. resident for 40 some years, died April 2, 2009 in the St. Johns River District Hospital. She was born March 20, 1931 in Detroit, MI. She married Joseph E. Bertrand on April 24, 1948 in Centerline, MI. he died May 9, 2003.
Gloria was a loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother and truly a good friend. She was a good hearted loving person. She loved watching football and hockey, going to the senior center and the casino with her friends from her senior complex. She also loved to play cards with her children and grandchildren. They always said she was a “sneaky player” and she loved to win. She will be greatly missed.
No farewell words were spoken, No Time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.
Survived by children; Michelle Santoro, Denise (David) West, Joseph E. (Susan) Bertrand Jr., Annette (Richard) Vernier, Gloria Bertrand, and Christina (Perry Sharrow) Bertrand, 20 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Predeceased by a son Eugene Bertrand and a grandson David West.
Funeral services 11:00 AM Monday April 6, 2009 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac. Visitation 4-9 PM Sunday. Burial will be in the St. Catherines Cemetery, Algonac.