July 17, 1925 – November 9, 2018
Newell, Bernard “Bernie” – After a short illness on Friday, November 9th in his 94th year, Bernie passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital. Predeceased by his wife Barbara (2015). Dear father of Janet and her husband Stephen Jewell. Bernie is survived by his sister Margaret and was a special Dad to Barbara, Sheila, relatives and friends, all in England. Predeceased by brothers Fred and Roy. Bernie was proud to have served in the British 8th Army. He arrived in Dundas in 1953 to start a new life. He was the co-owner of Mechanical Contracting Trades Ltd. for over twenty-five years. There were many pleasures following retirement. He and Barb took trips throughout the world, including the first flight on the Concorde from Toronto to England. He was a lifetime member at Dundas Golf and Country Club. He enjoyed the family cottage in Parry Sound and the quiet time of fishing and, socializing at the S.I.M gym in Dundas. He exchanged kindnesses to the residents at the Villa Estates, not forgetting the numerous newspapers. Many thanks to the second floor staff at Amica in Dundas as well as the Doctors and nurses at the General Hospital for their care and compassion. Special thanks to Dr. Kaitlynn for her thoughtfulness. In keeping with Bernie’s wishes, family will attend a private burial. If so desired, donations can be made to the Hamilton General Hospital, Mission Services of Hamilton or the charity of your choice.