Jul 24, 2020
Bert passed away suddenly July 24, 2020 while happily working on his home. Beloved husband of 45 years to Dawn. Loving father to Caleigh (Sean), Amy (Brian), and Ryan (Heather). Adored grandfather to Averley, Kohen, Hazel and Vivian. He is mourned and will be missed by the extensive Dewsbury and Beamish families. Together with Dawn, and on his own, Bert made many good friends whose company he enjoyed and with whom he shared his ability to repair most anything.
Bert was an amazing Renaissance man with a wonderful appetite for life having a plethora of eclectic interests: theater, flying, motorcycles, building exquisitely crafted canoes, and restoring classic boats. An avid fisherman and hunter, he also loved good food and drink, and was a bread maker extraordinaire – a pro in the kitchen.
A memorial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the Heart And Stroke Foundation would be appreciated hsf.donorportal.ca
Going to miss you Bert. We all have learned a tremendous amount from you and were blessed to have you as our friend. Condolences to Dawn and family.xo
We are so sorry for your loss. Our condolenses to the whole family. We will miss Bert . He was a loving and loyal friend to us through the years. Xo
Dear friends thankyou all for the kind words and sweet memories of Bert. Still so unbelievable. Love to you all.
Dawn and family
Oh my goodness, Dawn. Please draw strength from all your family and good friends, and old biking buddies…I will be thinking of you & your beautiful family.
So sorry to hear about Bert’s sudden passing. He was a great guy to work with — easy-going sense of humour, and always willing to share his knowledge, not just about work stuff, but on all sorts of topics. My condolences to Dawn and the family.
Dear Bert: It was so very nice to have you in our lives for a short while we lived in Iron Bridge.
Your help with my art project is greatly appreciated. (Karin)
I remember your kindness & sense of humor. (David)
Our hearts go out to your families.
— the Courts Aug 3 2020
Dawn so sorry please except my deepest condolences Even though my visits with Bert were far and between but he was my dearest friend could you pass on to Amy,Caleigh and Ryan my sincere sympathy.
my heart breaks for you Caleigh (and family). While I did not know Bert personally, I have heard many beautiful stories about him and the kind of person he is/was. please know if there is anything I can do, even if it’s just to be a lending ear, I am here; sending my thoughts and love to you all. â¤ï¸
Deepest condolences to you and the family. He was an awesome guy to talk too and be around. He was in the same hunting group with my boyfriend. Always in my thoughts.
Dawn, deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Dearest Dawn & family,
Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved husband & father. Bert was a special person & God must have really needed him to call him home so suddenly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Love, Sandra & Jean-Paul Rheault
Hello Dawn, your ukulele friend Patty here. I was so sorry to hear about your sad loss. I wish I could have met your husband Bert. It sounds like he was an interesting fellow. Take care of yourself and know that your ukulele friends are thinking about you.
My sincere condolences to the Dewsbury family.
He put a smile on everyone’s face and will be missed
We’ll miss you Uncle Bert.
Rest in the peace of our Lord.
Tell your sister she is loved and missed too.
Jim and family.
Jordan and I are thinking of you Dawn, at this difficult time. We hope you can take solace in your family’s love.
Andrée & Jordan
Dawn and family.
Our hearts are with you and broken to hear of Bert’s passing. Not only a co-worker but a friend and fellow motorcycle enthusiast. Enjoyed our chats and debates.
He will be fondly remembered by both of us.
Skip and Sylvia
Dawn and family
Our deepest condolences
My heart is breaking for my dear friend Amy and her family. I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs and love. ❤️
To the family of Bert Dewsbury,
I am saddened to hear that Bert has passed away
What a kindhearted and generous man, Bert was. It was such a pleasure to be neighbours. I will always remember those day.
I would like to express my deepest and sincere condolences to the family.
I wish I could be there to honor your dad. He was a great man.
Pamela Allen (Roulston)
We sure will miss you…
Rest In Peace.
My condolences to you amy, and to your family. What a beautiful photo, clearly capturing his personality and also why he will surely be missed so much.
Dear Dewsbury and Beamish family, I’m so sorry to hear about Uncle Bert. Thinking about all of you in this difficult time and saying a prayer for him. Huge hugs to you all.
Manjit and Chuck Van Alstine