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CANNING, Bertram Thomas
Peacefully on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at age 87. Beloved husband of Corrine Selleck Canning (nee Drummond), and predeceased by his first wife Berdetta Canning (nee Selleck). Loving stepfather of Harry Selleck (Lori) and Lorie Pitt (Ritchie) and their children Brandon, Colton, Ashton, Joshua and Jarrett. Predeceased by sisters Phyllis Grant (Ray) and Sylvia Kenney (Hillard) and by brother Cecil (Alma). Bert will be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to visit at the Brown Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 805 Prescott Street, Kemptville on Monday, August 6 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Contributions to the Heckston United Church or the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation.

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Published in Ottawa Citizen on Aug. 4, 2012.
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August 6, 2012
I met Bert as a result of his involvement in music, particularly fiddling, and know that his talent surely brought joy to many people during his life. My heartfelt condolences to Corrine and the family.
Ray Adams
August 6, 2012 sorry to hear of your loss.
May GOD give you strength and comfort you at this time. Bill & Marguerite Gould
August 5, 2012
We feel blessed to have known Bert, a truly gentle soul; we cherish the memories. As Christians we believe that Bert rests in God's hands now.
Ruth and Steve Kelly, Iroquois, Ontario
August 4, 2012
Corrine...Sorry to hear of Bert's passing. My prayers are with you.
Allan Smith
August 4, 2012
Corrine..may your cherished memories of Bert comfort you through your sorrow. Our prayers are with you.
Doug & Channez (Smith) Chatterton
August 4, 2012
Thoughts and prayers are with you Corrine at this difficult time. Love you.
Clayton and Shirley Smith
August 4, 2012
We will fondly remember our gentleman neighbour, Bert.
Steve & Judy
Judy MacPhee
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