November 9, 1930 – April 27, 2017
Bergie passed away unexpectedly but peacefully, in Langley, BC surrounded by family at age 86. Bergie will be greatly missed by her daughters Shirley McDivitt (Larry), Brenda Lupick (Stephen); sons Fred (Kendra), Lorne (Madeline), Roy (Tracy); grandchildren Carlynn (Pedro), Camron (Erica), Dustin, Brooke, Dylan, Justine, Matthew, Amy and six great grandchildren Tristan, Isabella, Owen, Jasmine, Lyndsay and Ryder. She is also survived by her brother Paul as well as many nieces and nephews. Bergie was predeceased by her loving husband of over 60 years, Bob, her parents and brothers Olaf and Charlie.
Bergie and Bob lived most of their lives in Smithers, BC. Bergie spent a few years working as a waitress but spent most of her years raising their children. On retirement, they moved and RVed for many years; they loved being snowbirds and spending winters in Yuma, Arizona. Bergie and Bob settled in Southwind Estates in Langley, BC where they made many new, close friends. She continued to stay close to her many life long friends. Bergie was always game to do anything and was fun to be around. She enjoyed playing cards, bus trips, watching curling and hockey, spending time at the casino and happy hour with friends. She loved her family and always knew what everyone was involved in. Bergie lived life to the fullest and believed in not sweating the small stuff. She was a wonderful lady who will be tremendously missed by all.
A Celebration of Life was held at Southwind Estates in Langley, BC.