Passed peacefully at Georgian Bay Hospital in Midland on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Eunice, predeceased by Sheila. Loving father of Gillian Forsey (John), Catherine Gray (Bill) and Alan Merrett (Edeena). Cherished Granddad of James, Andrew, Sarah, Tasha, Alex, Jessica and Matthew. Predeceased by his brother Ted and sister-in-law Joy. Fondly remembered by his brother Ron (Joyce) and his sister Rosemary. Predeceased by his brother-in-laws John and Peter. Lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Service will take place at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, 161 Hanmer Street W., Barrie on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 11 am, with family receiving guests from 10:30 a.m. Following the service, guests are invited to remain for a reception at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley St., Barrie. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bert may be directed to the RVH Foundation, St. Margaret’s Anglican Church or a charity of choice.