Christ Church Cathedral, one of Canada’s largest churches, will not only accommodate the expected community turnout but also has a close connection to the family. Six-year-old Chloe attended Grade 1 at Christ Church Cathedral School that sits on the corner of the cathedral grounds. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Public funeral for Chloe and Aubrey Berry set for Friday

The service will begin at 11 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria

The funeral for Chloe and Aubrey Berry, two sisters found dead on Christmas Day in their father’s Oak Bay apartment, will take place on Friday, Jan. 12.

The service is at 11 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria with a reception to follow in the school hall. The service will be open to the public, according to Trisha Lees, spokesperson for the girls’ mother Sarah Cotton.

“In times of such immense and overwhelming grief, no words can make sense of this tragic loss of life and its impact on a family, a community and a city”, says the Very Reverend Ansley Tucker of Christ Church Cathedral. “Friday’s service provides an opportunity to shoulder each other’s pain, to plant the seeds of hope, and to commend two little girls to the safe keeping of God.”

The cathedral, one of Canada’s largest churches, will not only accommodate the expected community turnout but also has a close connection to the family. Six-year-old Chloe attended Grade 1 at Christ Church Cathedral School that sits on the corner of the cathedral grounds.

A scholarship in memory of Chloe and Aubrey has been set up through the Victoria Foundation to provide scholarships to children attending Christ Church Cathedral School. Making a donation in support of the Chloe and Aubrey Berry Scholarship Fund can be done by phone (250-381-5532), cheque, or online.


 

keri.coles@oakbaynews.com

Follow us on Instagram
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

Christ Church Cathedral, one of Canada’s largest churches, will not only accommodate the expected community turnout but also has a close connection to the family. Six-year-old Chloe attended Grade 1 at Christ Church Cathedral School that sits on the corner of the cathedral grounds. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Funeral for sisters 6-year-old Chloe Berry and 4-year-old Aubrey Berry will be held Friday, January 12. The service will begin at 11 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria. (Submitted photo)

Just Posted

Residents fear return of campers to Cuthbert Holmes Park

Saanich Police deliver eviction notice to make-shift camp

B.C. turns up the heat

Environment Canada issues a special weather statement for most the province due to high temperatures

Project brings more than 70 condos to foot of Saanich’s Christmas Hill

It is a grey Tuesday morning and Michael Cronquist, project manager for… Continue reading

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria expansion gets $6M boost from province

Project many years in the making, but planned for current Rockland site

Third known elephant seal moults on Gonzales Beach

Victoria City staff were out this morning shifting pylons to protect an… Continue reading

Saanich farmers’ market ready to plow ahead in 2018

The market returns for its second year July 8 with some minor changes

Sweden beats South Korea 1-0

Sweden gets benefit of video review in World Cup

Blue Jay Roberto Osuna not expected to appear in court

The Blue Jays pitcher is charged with one count of assault by Toronto police

Global warming cooks up ‘a different world’ over 3 decades

Over 30 years the world’s annual temperature has warmed nearly 1 degree according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Deep concerns arise over the child separation policy in the U.S.

Strong earthquake in Japan kills 3

The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck the area early Monday near Osaka

B.C. NHL prospect expected to make ‘full recovery’ after an incident in Calgary

Jordy Bellerive was injured in a reported house fire Saturday night

Community gets ready to celbrate in Cordova Bay

Host of activities planned at various venues for Cordova Bay Day June 23

Most Read