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World's oldest woman dies in Montreal at 115 - Edmonton Sun
Ben | January 21, 2007 at 02:36 pmby
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By CP MONTREAL -- Julie Winnefred Bertrand had just begun to garner international attention as the world's oldest woman at 115. Bertrand, born Sept. 16, 1891, in Coaticook, Que., was Canada's oldest citizen and the oldest woman in the world. She died early Thursday. Her nephew Andre Bertrand said his aunt died quietly in her sleep at the Montreal nursing home that she had called home for the past 35 years. "She just stopped breathing," said Bertrand, 73. "That's a nice way to go." Last month, Bertrand ...