,Thomas Hubert: Bert ,born on October 15 ,1923 ,passed away peacefully
at age ninety – five on December 11 ,2018 while a
resident of the Northumberland Veterans Unit in Pictou ,Nova
Scotia . He is survived by his wife of sixty – eight years ,
Helen (Hooghe) , sister Phyllis Cameron , three children ,Gary(Lee) ,
Alan (Terry Little) ,Lori , two grandchildren Heather Knowler
(Shawn) ,Ryan (Lita) , and two great granddaughters ,Anya
Esling and Hunter Knowler. He was predeceased by his brother
John Elmer (Tuggles).
served with the Carleton and York Regiment in North Africa ,Italy
,Belgium and Holland during World War II .He later
served for approximately twenty years ,in the Royal Canadian
Air Force in various places in Canada as well as in France . Upon his
release from the RCAF ,he was ,until the age sixty five ,an
employee of Michelin Tire Canada (Granton). His hobbies and interests
included walking ,gardening and curling and
working at the Stellar Curling Club . He was also a member and valued
volunteer at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 28 and 110
Wing ,Royal Canadian Air Force Association
family would like to extend sincerest thanks and
appreciation for the care ,kindness ,empathy and consideration
exhibited to Bert and family by all employees of the
Northumberland Veterans Unit.
A graveside service for immediate family
members and interment will take place in the spring at a date to be
determined. In lieu of flowers ,those wishing to make a donation in
Bert’s memory may do so to ; The Northumberland Veterans
Association , P.O.Box 1059 ,Pictou ,N.S.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Hubert Esling 19232018..