Bert, in his 91st year, passed away peacefully the morning of Thursday, February 7, 2019.
He was predeceased by his wife Mary, brother Ivan, sister Olga (Nick) Bohaychuk and great granddaughter Parker. He was loving father to Linda Peppiatt (Tom), Wayne (Dianne) and Brian (Donna); grandfather to Brent (JoAnne), Marlee (Barry), Melissa (Adam), Richard (Daryl), Megan (Tim) and Stacy; great grandfather to Cole, Abrielle, Ember, Raya, Kennedy, Case and Eddison; brother to Gloria (George) Megarry, Gladys (Bob) Dunham, Verleen (Henry) Malara. He will be missed by his four-legged grandkids.
Bert worked at Consolidated-Bathurst for 36 years. After his retirement he devoted his life to family and caring for Mary through her illness. He enjoyed supporting others through volunteering at St. Anne’s Church, driving for The Red Cross and Cancer Society. Family was important to Bert. He was happiest when family was around, which was then group picture time.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 18, 2019 at St. Anne’s Community Centre, 20 Morrison Dr., St Thomas from 3PM to 5PM with a memorial service on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10AM at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.
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