Bom-Wrapper

Arthur Bernier

Verne Bernier

Friday, May 8th, 1925 - Thursday, October 29th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Verne Bernier, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Verne Bernier

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Verne Bernier's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Verne Bernier's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

In Loving Memory of Arthur Verne Bernier
Verne passed away peacefully on October 29, 2020 at the Haliburton Hospital in his 95th year.
He was predeceased by his father Albert Bernier, mother Maude, (née Taylor) Bernier, his brother LeRoy and Aunt Beatrice Taylor.

He will be missed by his children Mark, Eric (Denise) and Lori (Alex). Verne was a proud Grandpa to Richard (Niki), James (Karen), Christine (Tyler), Jacqueline (Graeme), Genevieve (Scott), Benjamin (Ashley) and Philip. He was a Great Grandfather to Natalie, Hailey and Isla. Verne is remembered by his former wife Norma, (née Haskins) Bernier.

Verne was born May 8, 1925 in Montreal and grew up in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. In 1941 he joined the Canadian Army, North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment and was soon shipped out to active duty overseas during WW II. He participated in the Liberation of Holland. After the war he returned to Canada and moved to Toronto joining Colgate Palmolive Canada in 1948, settling into the family home in Scarborough. He enjoyed a rewarding career spanning 42 years. Upon retirement he became a consultant for Colgate Palmolive’s New York head office and travelled internationally to many interesting cities for the next 5 years.
Verne loved being at the cottage on Mountain Lake for over 53 years and eventually moved there to make it his home. He could be found out for an early morning canoe paddle, towing a water skier behind the boat, working on a repair project or on the deck at 4:00pm for cocktail hour.

There will be no service based on Verne’s wishes.

If desired, a contribution to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged through the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home Ltd., P.O. Box 427, Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Verne Bernier
No funeral details available.

Donations

Donations are being accepted for: HALIBURTON HIGHLANDS HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Verne Bernier here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
S

Sue

Posted at 12:13pm
I have many fond memories of Verne at Mountain Lake. Mornings started with the red canoe coming into our bay to have a morning chat, many chats! He spent many hours taking us kids water skiing. He always welcomed you in and we would have a rum and coke together. He called me “S.D” I have no idea why! LOL

Sincere condolences to the Bernier family. He was special and he will be missed.

Hugs Rene and Sue Laros (Divell)
TO

The O'Sullivans

Posted at 11:36am
With deepest sympathy,
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of Verne Bernier — Plant a Tree Now
CO

Chris OSullivan

Posted at 11:33am
We were saddened to hear of the passing of Verne. We all have very fond memories of Mr. Bernier. He was one of the first neighbours we met on Mountain Lake. The kids always enjoyed his canoe visits when we were on the dock. There was usually some teasing involved and the teasing extended to my father- Verne always called him the "old guy" even though he was the younger. Verne will be missed.
With sympathy,

John, Chris, Maggie and Paddy O'Sullivan
BP

Bob Presant

Posted at 09:57am
Our sincere condolences to the Bernier Family on the passing of Verne. He was a proud W. W. 2 Veteran, a wonderful cottage neighbour and a unique individual. For many years Verne would make the rounds visiting his neighbours in his red canoe or would appear at your door on foot. Great discussions as to what was happening on the lake or in the world would take place at the dock or on our deck. In later years as his mobility declined, we would continue our visitations on his deck while he would feed Charlie or several Charlies, his pet chipmunks. His passing is a big loss to Mountain Lake and we will truly miss him.
Bob and Gwen Presant and Family
JA

Jeanne Anthon

Posted at 05:41pm
A fine gentleman who loved his life on Mountain Lake. Our sympathy to the family. Ted & Jeanne
 
J

Judy nicholls Posted at 07:44pm

A fine gentleman RIP he was a fine man to know on mountain lake
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: