MCFARLAND, Harold "Bertie" - Longtime employee and volunteer of the Villa Care Centre, Midland, ON Passed away peacefully at the Villa Care Centre, Midland, on Monday, November 19, 2012. Bert MCFarland, of Midland, in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Freda MCFarland. Dear brother of Ruby Hunter, and brother-in-law of Ethel MCFarland, Clarice MCFarland, Jean MCFarland, Stanley (Colleen) Gilpin, Norman (Ann) Gilpin, Pam (Bill) Scott and Heather (Brian) Henderson. Predeceased by his daughter Erin and brothers Cecil, Robert, Ben and Stanley. Bert will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews, especially Priscilla MCFarland, life-long friends Lorraine Millar, Janet (Ron) Carter, and Ray (Jane) Millar, along with many extended family and friends, including those at the Villa Care Centre. The family will receive friends at the Villa Care Centre, 689 Yonge Street, Midland, on Saturday, November 24th from 11 o'clock until the time of memorial service 12 noon. A private family interment will take place at Westminster Cemetery, Toronto. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Hospital for Sick Children or The Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team c/o the Villa Care Centre would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Carson Funeral Homes - JH Lynn Chapel, 290 First Street, Midland, 705-526-6551. Online Messages of Condolence are welcome at www.CarsonFuneralHomes.com
A Memorial Tree will be planted by the J. H. Lynn Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes.