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Evelyn Mary Bertrand


Obituary of Evelyn Mary Bertrand

Evelyn Mary Bertrand (nee Hall)
Born on April 13, 1932 in Schumacher, Ontario, died on March 13, 2019 at the Welland Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Serge Bertrand (d. 2005). She lived most of her life in Schumacher and Gold Centre. In 2007 she relocated to Niagara Falls to be closer to her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, word puzzles, knitting, watching the Raptors and Blue Jay's games on TV, and being in the company of family and pets. She is survived by her daughter Leslie, sons Howard (Maria nee Venneri) and David (Maria nee Barbuto). Cherished Grandmother of Tyler and Derek Bertrand, Claudia (Karan) Chhabra, Jason Calhoun and Laurel Calhoun, Victoria Bertrand and Kenzie Bertrand. Great-grandmother of Sacha and Kyle Chhabra. She will also be missed by her sister-in-law Eleanor Hall and by many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents Emma and Leslie George Hall; siblings Leslie Kirk Hall, Isabel Philion, Howard Hall, Eilleen Wollan, Eddie Hall and Kenneth Hall. A heartfelt thanks to the entire staff of the 4th floor of the Welland Hospital, for your care and compassion. In keeping with Evelyn's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral. Arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A private Celebration of Life and interment will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in Evelyn's memory, may be given to the Lung Association. Online condolences and donations may be shared on Evelyn's tribute page found at

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Lidia and Willie Pezzi
4 years ago

To my dear friend Leslie, Howard and David, and to all the extended family we send you our sincere condolences. Your mom was such a sweet lady and she will be missed and remembered fondly. Big hugs to you all.

Cathy Yard
4 years ago

Dear Leslie, Howard and David
I am so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. She was a delightful lady who had a great laugh. I always felt welcome in your home with your parents showing great hospitality. I am happy for you to have enjoyed her last days. My thoughts are with you at this time

Charlotte Watson
4 years ago

Dear Howie and Maria,We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. As you said, she’s in a better place. Prayers to all of you and our sincerest condolences.
Love Rob and Charlotte

Alexis Hodson-Turpin
4 years ago

To Leslie,Howard and David and family,your mom will be missed.Big hugs ,Love Alexis

Serge and Silvana Pelletier
4 years ago

Howard, Maria and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are sorry to hear about your loss. Our condolences.

Ed & Lloydine Philion
4 years ago

Leslie, Howard, David & Families:

We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this sad time. We have many fond memories of your Mom.
We are thinking of you.

Ed & Lloydine

Alana Wollan
4 years ago

Leslie, Howard, David and families,
Thinking of all of you through this difficult time. I have memories of Aunt Evelyn from my childhood with the rest of the Hall gang. They are all together again and watching over us. Sending hugs to all.

Mary Stojkiewicz
4 years ago

Dear Leslie, Howard, David and families
Please accept our sincere condolences in the loss of your mother. May the treasured memories you have of your mother bring you comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Randy and Mary Stojkiewicz

4 years ago

Leslie, So sorry to hear your mom has passed. Thinking of you and your family.

Annie Spigelski
4 years ago

Leslie, Howard, David and families,
Sending my heartfelt sympathy to all of you for the death of your Mother. Just sitting here writing this I can hear her laughter in my head – as if I was sitting in your house in Gold Centre. I hope that the special time you spent with your Mother these last few days and the good memories that you are able to share with each other will help with the healing.
Thoughts and Prayers,
With Love,
Annie (Kolic) Spigelski & Nikola

Margaret (Smith) Vukelich
4 years ago

Leslie, Howard, David and families,
So very sorry to hear about your sad news. We were so very fortunate to have had such wonderful neighbours in Gold Centre. Your mom had such a wonderful smile and warm personality. She will always live in your heart, cherish the memories.

Dan Kennedy
4 years ago

Leslie, Howard and David and Families, so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom, I have fond memories of her while growing up. My Sympathies to all.

Alexa Wollan
4 years ago

Leslie, Howard, David and families,
It was with great sadness that I read your e-mail about the passing of your dear Mother Evelyn, the last matriarch of the Hall family. I have many fond memories of your Mother from years gone by. May your many wonderful memories carry you through this time of sorrow. Now a Guardian Angel walks forever by your side.
With much love to you all, Alexa and family

Heather Wollan
4 years ago

My condolences to all the family. Aunt Evelyn is now with her family looking over all of you’s. My thoughts and prayers are with you all though this difficult time.

4 years ago

My sympathies to the family.


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