Douglas Raymond Bertling


BERTLING, Douglas Raymond…

Beloved husband of his devoted wife Muriel, Doug passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 29th, 2019, in his 74th year. Supporting and loving father of Kim (Scott), Michael and David (Leigh), proud Grandpa to Kennedy, Hayden, Cooper, Brooklyn, Ashley and Alex, and dear brother to Susan, Bob (Donelda), Kathy (Neal) and Jim (Judy). Predeceased by father Ray, mother Marilyn, stepfathers Bill and Stan, older brother Ron and infant brother Max. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. If you knew him, you loved him. Doug's life was his family and we all had so many good times together we will cherish forever. We are all so proud of the life he lived and his stubbornness and sense of humour was with him to the very end. Visitation will be held at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 5-8pm. Funeral service will be held at Chalmers Presbyterian Church, 342 Pond Mills Road, London, ON N5Z 3X5 on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:00 am. With heartfelt gratitude to his outstanding end of life care team, whose support, care and compassion was such a comfort to our family. A special thank you to his amazing nurse and friend Roman, and his wonderful family doctor Daniel Pepe. Donations in Doug's memory may be made to London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON N6A 5W9 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 180-633 Colborne Street, London, ON N6B 2V3. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at