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Dyer, Albert (Bert) William (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 24 May 2016, A, p. 9, column 2
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DYER, Albert (Bert) William - In his 80th year, with his loving wife and daughters by his side, Albert (Bert) William Dyer, went to be with God, our Heavenly Father, on Saturday, May 21 at Greenwood Court. Bert was born in Matheson, Ontario on the 18th of June, 1936 to Herbert and Minnie (Harding). He was married to Jeannette (Young) for 57 years. He was a proud father of four daughters and their families: Virginia "Ginny" and Jim Stoakley with their children Branden Grube (partner Taylor), Brittany Grube (partner Josh) and daughter Rylen, Haillie Grube, Cheyanne Grube, Tim Stoakley and daughter Lauryn, Tom Stoakley (Elizabeth) and daughter Janneke; Elizabeth "Beth" and Ted Lewis with their son Austin; Heather Noble with her children Paige and Harrison; Dawn and Brian Dingman with their daughters Mackenzie and Jessica. Pa's grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought him a great amount of joy. He will be missed by the "Young" family. Albert is survived by his brother Floyd (Ruth) Dyer of Matheson as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, as well as his siblings Enid, Norine, Charles, and nephew George. Bert moved to Stratford in his 18th year to follow his figure skating career. He was an active member of the Stratford Figure Skating Club for over 30 years, including president of the club for many years. He was also a dedicated figure skating judge for many years. His dedication to the sport of figure skating earned him a nomination for Sportsperson of the year in 1990. He worked as a Produce Manager for Dominion Stores for over 30 years. Bert had been a resident at Greenwood Court for over 15 years where he received exceptional care. He was an animal lover and enjoyed taking his family on annual camping trips to Northern Ontario. In keeping with Bert's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at W.G. YOUNG FUNERAL HOME , 430 Huron St., Stratford on Thursday, May 26 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Memorial Service will be held at W.G. Young Funeral Home, on Friday, May 27 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers and as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society of South Western Ontario, Stratford-Perth Humane Society, or Stratford Perth Residential Hospice through the funeral home. www.wgyoungfuneralhome. (519)-271-7411

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24 May 2016
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21 May 2016
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Dyer, Albert (Bert) William (Died)