Julia Karlechuck Berneche of Collingwood, Ontario, Canada, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 in Collingwood Nursing Home.
She married George Berneche, who died in 1993.
She is survived by five daughters, Elena and Jeff Dippold of St. Marys, Denise and her late husband Pit Martin of Meaford, Ont., Lisa and Roman Kowalski of Kapuskasing, Ont., Stacia and Andrew Bryan of Windsor, Ont., Julie and Capt. Cory Lohnes of Meaford, Ont.; a son, Chris and Monica Berneche of Belleville, Ont.; siblings Bill and Anne Karlechuck, Nel and Morris Yaworsky, Olga and the late Jack Handley and the late Vicki and Pete Mazzali; 10 grandchildren, Ian, April, Krista, Erika, Danielle, Matthew Brady, Josh, Jeremy, Braden and Abby; and three great-grandchildren, Alex, Brooke and Kara.
She enjoyed playing the Hammond Organ. She and her husband were longtime members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 255 and could always be seen on the dance floor Saturday afternoons.
Cremation arrangements are entrusted to the Walter D. Kelly Funeral Home, where a celebration of life will take place in 2011, to be announced.
Online condolences may be offered at www.walterdkellyfuneralhome.com .