Bert was born in Winnipeg on April 28th, 1916 and passed away at The Gardens in Qualicum Beach on August 26th, 2011.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Celia, his children Joanne (Lorne), and Charlie (Leona), his grandson Scott (Alex) and great-grandson, Elliot, as well a brothers-in-law Ernie (Wyn), Gord and their families.
Bert served in the Canadian Airforce during WWII, and enjoyed a 40 year career with The Hudson’s Bay Co. Northern Stores. He and Celia retired to the West Coast in 1983.
A small family service was held on August 31st at St. Anne’s Anglican Church, officiated by Rev. Andrew Twiddy. A lovely luncheon was provided by the ladies of the church.
Special thanks to the caring nurses and staff at The Gardens for making Bert’s last days comfortable.