Bert Biesenthal

Obituary of Bert Biesenthal

BIESENTHAL, Hilbert Gordon “Bert” (retired partner – Pembroke Auto Parts) – passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, at the Pembroke Regional Hospital on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Bert Biesenthal of Pembroke, former husband and still best friend of Gail Saar.  Loving father (Daddy) to Rebekah Mair-Coker (Gary), Ottawa; Julie Davidson (Don), Pembroke; and Ali Trebinskie (John), Eganville.  Cherished Grandpa of Jesse Mair; Jordan, Olivia, Tyson & Victoria Davidson; and Jamie & Jess Trebinskie.  Son of the late Ferdinand & Regina Biesenthal (nee Born); and predeceased by brother Manford Biesenthal & sister Evelyn Knoll (late Les).  Bert was a fantastic story-teller, with a wonderful sense of humour.  His skill with trades and tools of all kinds, especially woodworking, will long be remembered by those who benefited from them.  He will be missed.  The family would like to thank the staff at CareFor, Pembroke Regional Hospital and Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home for their compassion and care during difficult times.

Respecting Bert’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 1:00 - 5:00p.m. at the home of Don and Julie Davidson.  Arrangements entrusted to Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke.  (As an expression of sympathy, donations to a charity that is close to your heart would be appreciated.)  Online condolences and donations are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com.