Peacefully, surrounded by her family in Wiarton on Monday, April 11, 2016. Bernice Patricia Carter (nee Bianchi) at the age of 88 years. Loving mother of Fred (Melissa), Stephen (Brenda), Michael (Christine), and Wendy Ashcroft. Proud grandmother of Knesia Sholdra, Kaytrna Carter, Jennifer Carter, Amanda Carter, Michael Carter, John Ashcroft, Carter Ashcroft, Brock Ashcroft and Hope Ashcroft; and great-grandmother of Brooke, Fletcher, Jack, and Kalina. Also survived by a brother, Steven Bianchi; nieces and nephews, Daniel Bianchi, Linda Britton, Andy Bianchi, and Angela Zakoor; and many great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Andrew and Mary; and her loving husband, Gordon. Family invite friends to gather with them for a service to celebrate Bernice’s life on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 1 o’clock at Bayview Cemetery (441042 Elm St. Wiarton). Following the service, there will be a Celebration of Life from 3 – 6 PM at the home of Fred Carter. Donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated, and can be made through the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.