Bérubé, Nancy, Cpl (Ret’d), M.G.N., CD, ATC/Sup Tech
It is with great sadness that we wish to inform of the passing of 530 Cpl (Ret’d) Nancy Berube, M.G.N., CD. She passed away peacefully at her home with family and friends by her side on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the age of 50 years.
Nancy served in the Regular Force of the Canadian Armed Forces as an Air Traffic Controller from 1987- 1992, and as a Supply Technician from 1997-2005. She was also a formidable friend and driving force behind Fire Team K9’s and K-9 Headquarters. Nancy Berube served as the Vice President of Fire Team K9s, Director of Animal Welfare and Certified Trainer. Her dream was the creation of K-9 Headquarters, and her passion for helping service members and first responders stems from her former service with the Canadian Armed Forces and during her training course at Northern College (Kirkland Lake) to become a Police officer with the OPP. She graduated top of her class with honours.
Her Service Dog, Professor Plum will continue to stay in the Fire Team Family and will be a frequent visitor at K-9 Headquarters.
There will be a Memorial Service taking place for those that wish to attend on Thursday, 08 October 2020 at the following location:
Fire Team K-9 Headquarters
480 Boundary Road,
The Memorial Service details are as follows:
Walk-in meet and greet: 1400-1600, 08 October 2020 (people are more than welcome to come and go as they please).
Memorial Service: 1600-1700, 08 October, 2020.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Memorial Service is limited to 50 persons. Those attending are asked to please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Noon Tuesday October 6, 2020.
Fire Team K-9 will also be live-streaming the Memorial Service on their Facebook page for those not able to attend. All Covid-19 limitations and protocols will be in effect for the entire event. Personnel attending are required to bring their own masks, and adhere to all Covid-19 protocols. Please do not attend if you are experiencing any symptoms of a cold, flu or Covid-19.
Please see the following links for further information regarding Nancy’s passion working with service dogs, expressions of condolences, and any donations that anyone would like to make in her memory:
Fire Team K-9’s – Fire Team K-9’s, petawawa, chalk river, deep river, veterans, first responders, dog training, behavior modification, dog rescue, service dogs, puppy picking, search and rescue, obedience