GERHARDT – Bertha C., 86, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully in Surf Lodge, Lockeport on Sunday, July 26, 2015.
Born in Cornwall, ON., she was a daughter of the late Albert and Lorna (Goudie) Doull.
Bertha worked as a nurse’s aide in Ontario prior to moving to Liverpool in 1962 where she worked at the former K&W Bookbinding Limited and Lanes’ Motel. She was a member of St. Gregory’s Catholic Church and an organist for over 45 years, a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary Mersey Branch #038, Royal Canadian Legion, Liverpool and was a former member of The Winds of Change Theatre Group. She enjoyed knitting, music, crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her daughters Anne (John) Chisholm of New Glasgow; Alta Mason of Liverpool; Susan (Garlent) Oickle of Port Medway; Eunice (Monty) Gale of Toronto; Christine Taillon of Kingston; a step daughter Sherri (Ted) Roy of Stellarton; her son Hugh (Shirley) Taillon of Smith’s Cove; three grandsons, a step granddaughter and a step grandson and several great grandchildren; sisters Dawn Levac of Cornwall, ON; Ellen (Eric) Johnstone of Etobicoke, ON.
She was predeceased by her husband Victor; sons George and Patrick Taillon and her son in law Joe Mason.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 7 until 9 p.m. in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel and funeral service will be Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Liverpool. Burial will be in Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Liverpool. No flowers by request, donations may be made to St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Alta ,Susan and the rest of Bertha’s family ,
Sending you all my deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom , grandmother, great grandmother, sister , aunt and friend. May you all find comfort in your memories.
Reg & Carole Thompson
Susan,Alta & family…Although it’s been many years since we lived in Liverpool, we remember Bertha so well. She always took the time to chat with us & & she had a smile for everyone. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your Mother.
Reg & Carole Thompson
I am very sorry to hear of Bertha,s passing remember all the good time we all have and we will all miss her she is now flying with the Angels playing and singing along the music R I P Bertha
Peggy and Richard Hatt
To Bertha’s family
Richard and I would like so express out deepest sympathies to all of you
When I was a girl and you all moved here ,your Mom sold a great product called Studio Girl which after trying it ,we continued to use it .
..I’ve always loved meeting up with Bertha , we always had such good chats .When my daughter Kelly had her first baby ,Bertha knit the baby one her her multi colored sweaters . The second little girl is wearing it now ! Your Mom will missed enormously by you and all who had the privilege of knowing her
Sincerely Peggy and Richard Hatt..
To Bertha’s family………..Sending my condolences . Bertha was a wonderful woman and now she is free from pain. Take care of one another.
I am so very sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. Mom (Rita Dagley) and I had visited Bertha when she was in QGH and thanks to Alta, she took Mom to visit Bertha in Surf Lodge in Lockeport. It was a pleasure to have known Bertha, we had so many good conversations over the years. She will be missed. Our sincere condolences.
Susan MacLeod and Rita Dagley.
T o all the friends and family of Bertha, I am sorry for your loss, Bertha was a light in any surrounding, she will be missed by many. many blessings to the family.
Alta, Susan, Christina and other family members. It is with great sadness to hear of Bertha’s passing. She was a great lady to talk to and I loved our conversations with her asking about our family and how the two families intertwined. It was always a great history lesson for me. She is with God now and pain free. Rip peace my friend. Our condolences to the Family.
Barry and Sandy Cross, Joan Rhyno
Joann and I were very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Steve and JoAnn Parnell
Lannie and Judy Francis
Lannie and I would like the family to know you are in our thoughts at this sad time. Keep the good memories very close.
Dennis & Sherri Harrington
To all the Family,
We will miss our neighbor and friend, may she be at peace now.
Thinking of all of you at this sad time, take care.
Love Dennis & Sherri <3
Betty & Maurice Whynott
Deepest sympathy and prayers are with you
Helen and David Whynacht
So sorry Susan and Family, to hear of your Mom’s passing. She will now play the organ in heaven. Sending you hugs, and prayers……..Helen and David
Alta and Susan,
I’m sorry to hear about your Mother; my deepest sympathy to you and your family. May memories of happier times help bring you comfort and help you in the difficult days ahead. Mothers are so special and so hard to be without. Take care.
Maryann and Scott Rhyno
To Bertha’s family,
We were very sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. Please accept our deepest condolences. R.I.P. Bertha.
Lloyd & Barbara Naugler
We send our most sincere condolences on the passing of Bertha . She was a lovely woman & will be remembered by all who knew & loved her. .Her family will have memories to keep her forever close to their hearts .
Alta, Susan & Family:
So sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. Cherish all the wonderful memories of her
and hopefully that will help you get through this most difficult time. My thoughts
and prayers are with you all at this time. Take Care.
Alta and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Susan and Alta:
Please accept my sincere condolences in the
passing of your Mother.
Allan & Beth LaRocque
To The Family,
We are very sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. She was a great person and she loved to laugh. She will be missed by all.
Tim McDonald/ Donnie & Doreen Cunningham
To all of Bertha’s children and grandchildren we offer our sincere condolences. We were all fortunate to be part of a larger extended family and we shared many wonderful times and created many fond memories. She will certainly be missed at our family gatherings. Thinking about all of you at this sad time!
Dear Susan: So sorry to hear of your Moms passing. Thinking of you. Susan Dean
Peggy & Francis Payzant
Alta & Extended Families,
We Were So Saddened To Hear Of Your Mom’s Passing. Your Mom Had A keen Sense Of Humor And Was Always Willing To help Out Anyone Or Anything Going On . Always Remember The Great Memories That Your Mom Has Left Each And Everyone Of You Throughout Her Years. Your Mom May not Be With You Now But Will always be In Your Heart Forever. She is now at Rest, Free from Any Pain that she has Endured. She Has earned Her Wings And it is now time For God To give her Eternal Peace. May God Bless You All At this most Difficult time in your Lives.
Peggy & Francis Payzant
Alta and Family
I am saddened to hear of your loss.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
I want to extend my sincere condolences to the family of Bertha Gerhardt. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. May your memories sustain you in the days ahead.
Sterling Belliveau, MLA
Nancy & Manson White
To Bertha’s Family:
Our thoughts are with you. We always enjoyed our conversations with Bertha. She had an awesome smile. Take care.
Nancy & Manson
Susan & Family:
Sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Jo-Ann & Ricky
So sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. She was a very nice lady. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ken & Shirley
Hugh & Shirley our sincere sympathy to you and all your family during this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dear Alta & family,
So sorry to hear of your mothers passing! She was a nice lady! You will be in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything let me know. Take Care!
Sylvia & Mike
Kirk and Donna Whynot
Bertha’s Family, so sorry to hear of Bertha’s passing. I will miss seeing her and having our little chats, she was a lovely lady. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Karna & John Patrick Wright
To you and your family on the loss of your Mother from Karna & Pat Wright from Smith’s Cove, N.S. Our deepest sympathy to you, Hugh & Shirley. Sometimes it is very had to loss a love one, now your Mother is now at rest from pain. It is rough at times but it is the best for all. I hear you when I was going through at with my parents. Live is short! Memories of your Mother will carry on for the rest of your life. That’s what keeps me going. Take care!
Karna & John Patrick (Pat) Wright
Alta and family.
So sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a great lady, always with a smile. Please accept my sincere condolences. She is in a better place with no more suffering.
To Bertha’s family: We are all better off by knowing Bertha.She was a great lady and she’ll be a great angel in heaven no longer suffering from earthly woes and pain.God bless you all as you move on without her.
Susan: Sending my sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. Take care Gale
My condolences to all of Bertha’s family at this sad time.An icon in her church and a faithful friend to many.
My sincerest condolences in the loss of Bertha.She was an amazing lady.Keep your memories close as you grieve.She will always be with you.
Just learned about your Mom’s passing and was so sorry to hear she is gone. Always have had the fondest of memories of her. She was a great lady! Will be thinking of you these next few days and weeks….hold your memories of her close to help you through my friend.Sending love,hugs and strength. Cathy
Ron & Bonnie Henderson
Our sincere condolences to all of Bertha’s family.
Terry & Carol Whynott
Our sincere condolences to the family of Bertha Gerhardt
Susan and all the families. My deepest sympathy to you all. I enjoyed working with Bertha at K & w Enterprises. I remember her face lighting up when I delivered the pay envelopes. Barb
Donna and Kenneth Hatt
so sorry Susan for the loss of your mother,,thoughts and prayers are with your family,,
Vicky and Bernie schrader
Sending deepest condolences
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
My thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.
Dear Alta and Susan and families so sorry to hear of your mum’s passing.Just wanted to let you know I was thinking of you .Praying God will give you comfort at this difficult time.Take care,Linda
Linda & Dennis MacKinnon
Christine & Alta,
We were so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. It is never easy to lose your mother but know that she is at peace now. When I used to meet her around town she was always so cheerful and full of news of her family and always so proud of all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Eric and Maryann Whynot
Our condolences and sympathies to the Gerhardt family. We will miss our neighbor, her smile, and friendly nature. Your loved one is suffering no more. We look forward to the time when death the “last enemy” is done away with and we will be reunited with them again in a paradise earth. Jehovah guarantees this in the Bible, and he does not lie. (Revelation 21:4 and John 5:28). What a joyous time that will be. May you be comforted by prayers and fellowship at this difficult time.
Linda & RobertTrainor
T0 Bertha’s family, So sorry to hear of your loss. We were away when your MOM passed away. My thoughts & prayers are with the family. Take Care & GOD Bless! Linda
Christine, Alta, Susan, et al,
My deepest condolences at the passing of Bertha.
She was a joy to know, and her love of life was spread to anyone and everyone she met.
‘Cry not because they have gone, but smile because they were here!’