BERGER, Leslie Walter - (Retired after dedicated service to CP Rail) peacefully passed away with family by his side at the Pembroke Regional Hospital on Monday, October 31, 2016 at the age of 88 years.
Les Berger of Pembroke., beloved husband of 68 years to Alice Berger (nee Grosklag). Father of George Berger (Sue), Golden Lake and Joy Berger, Peterborough. Grandfather of Janice Panke (Rick), Pembroke, Jeffrey Berger (Angie), Pembroke; Ryan Scobie (Danielle), St. Anne's; Andrew Clark, Chilliwack and Ellen Berger, Golden Lake. Great-grandfather of Jonathon, Christopher & Justin Panke and Alyssa & Amy Berger. Great-great-grandfather of Caleb. Son of the late Henry and Minnie Berger (nee Schimmens). Brother of Phil (late Vi), Ottawa; Milton (Rose), Peterborough; Elmer (Cathy), Aurora; and Brenda Ott (Ken), Eganville. Predeceased by son Bernard Berger, Pembroke, brother Earl and sisters Myrtle Haws (late Frank) and Alice Berger. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Special fishing buddy of Marie.
Visitation will be held at the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home Chapel, 141 Renfrew St., Pembroke on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 9:30 - 11:15 a.m. followed by a service in the chapel at 11:30 a.m. A private interment will take place in Cobden Union Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated. Online donations/condolences are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com.
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