Pierre Fernand Berube

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Pierre Fernand Berube

December 24, 1942 - March 18, 2021

Pierre Fernand Berube died at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Thursday, March 18 at the age of 79 years of age. Beloved husband to Marilyn Murphy. Dear father to Aileen Trescher and Mike Murphy. Grandfather to Krista, Caitlin, Kevin, and Brian. The family would like to thank Dr. Mulé and the nursing staff of the NHH Palliative Care Unit. Cremation without services. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to Northumberland Hills Hospital.

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Nancy Williams - March 29, 2021

I was saddened to read of Pierre's passing. I first met Pierre and Marilyn when Pierre's father resided at Streamway Villa. Soon everyone was friends with them both. Pierre's personality made sure of it. His outgoing nature , daily visits to the home to play cribbage and bring his beautiful golden retriever in for all to admire, became a regular thing. Marilyn and Pierre both spent time with other residents playing bridge and viewing the many pictures from their recent holidays. Pierre and I later would reconnect at the YMCA where I would hear of upcoming trips and family gatherings. His smile and contagious laugh will be sorely missed. Condolences to Marilyn, his children (who I never met but always heard wonderful things about) , and grandchildren. RIP Pierre

Alma McKendrick - March 26, 2021

So sorry to hear about the passing of Pierre. He was a very good friend who I got to know from playing bridge. He will be fondly remembered.

Diane, Rob and Katie Warden - March 25, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Sue - March 25, 2021

Marilyn: It was with great sadness that we learned of Pierre's passing. We send you and your family our deepest condolences on your unbearable loss. Pierre had a wonderful sense of humour and we remember fondly playing bridge with you both. They were very good times. Please know you are in our thoughts. Virtual hugs. Ken and Sue

Patricia Calder - March 24, 2021

I was so shocked to hear of Pierre's death. My sincere condolences. He and I often chatted at Northumberland Photography Club. He was full of knowledge if I asked him but he didn't brag about it. We chatted about Europe and places we both enjoyed seeing. I can't believe he's gone. So sorry for your loss. He was a lovely man.

Diane Warden - March 24, 2021

Was very saddened to hear of Pierre's passing this past week. He will always be fondly remembered by the Warden family as a dear friend and neighbour at Dickey Lake. Pierre was always there for us and helped us through difficult and happy times. Pierre's infectious laugh could be heard across the lake and made us laugh too. My deepest sympathy to Marilyn, Aileen, Michael and family. Love and prayers, Diane, Katie, Rob, Jenny and families

Carol Martin-Desaulniers - March 24, 2021

Very Sorry for your loss. What a lovely photo chosen. It shows much about your loved one. As a member of NPC I appreciate your husbands efforts & contributions to the club meetings. May happy memories bring you comfort as you go forward. We always keep a part of those we love close to our heart.

Davandra Cribbie - March 23, 2021

Although I didn't know him like many others did, I did get to meet him through the NPC. My sincere condolences to the whole family on your loss. He will be greatly missed.

Rob Warden - March 23, 2021

Pierre will be deeply missed, such a great man (and unforgettable laugh). So many great memories of him from the lake, a wonderful neighbour who we were so fortunate to have. Deepest sympathies Marilyn, Aileen, Michael and family, you’re all in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.

Diego Fabris - March 23, 2021

My deepest condolences. I knew Pierre from the Photo Club. I will miss our chats.

Tracey Dafoe - March 23, 2021

Please accept my condolences. I knew Pierre originally from the Y and he was the one who told me about the photo club as well. He was a great person, always ready to chat. Tracey

Bob Robertson - March 23, 2021

Pierre was not only a valued member of the Northumberland Photography Club, but he had also joined our Cobourg Senior Photography Club as well. Some of our members belong to both local photography clubs. He will be missed. Bob Robertson

Elaine Amenta - March 23, 2021

Oh my goodness. We sat together during photo club meetings and shared recipes and wine choices. I will miss him. Xx

Dawn Knudsen and Larry Keeley - March 23, 2021

We wish to express our heartfelt sadness at Pierre's passing. We remember his ever present smile and pleasing personality. A very talented photographer who was always willing to share his expertise with other members. He will be missed.

ALLAN SHORT - March 23, 2021

Sorry for you lost. Was talking to Pierre early February, he was wanting a copy of a I shot taken in Notre-Dame in Montreal. It was a shot he always liked, told me that many times. Again sorry for your lost.

Dan Magier - March 22, 2021

Aileen, please accept my deepest condolences. I am praying for strength and comfort for you at this time.

Renee Hovis - March 22, 2021

Dear Aileen and Family, sending my deepest sympathies for your loss. May the days ahead be filled with peace and fond memories of your beloved father.

Lisa Gaither - March 22, 2021

Dear Aileen and family. I'm so very sorry for your loss. I hope during these hard times you remember the laughter and joy of your family and all the very special memories of your dad over the years. Take care Lisa

Erin Sawyer - March 22, 2021

Marilyn, we are so sorry to hear the news. To us Pierre seemed like a "hard shell" when we moved in but very quickly showed that he was a humorous, caring man who brought a light with him to every interaction. My favourite memory of him proving he was a "foodie" was knocking on our door with a bag of tomatoes from your garden and another bag of blueberries - with the hope that jam would make its way back to him! His passion and detail that went into caring for things around the house/yard and his love for your dog were evident to everyone in our neighbourhood. May you find peace in knowing that he is no longer fighting the battle and know that you have all of our help and support always. Warmest Thoughts - Derek, Erin, Hudson & Brennan Sawyer

Beryl D’Andrade - March 21, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Bea D’Andrade - March 21, 2021

To Aileen, your family and your mom, we offer our heartfelt sympathy. I feel as though I knew Pierre because of the many wonderful Stories Aileen shared with us. Keep his memory alive by remembering all the good times. Bea

Joan McLean - March 21, 2021

Dear Marilyn, it’s with a heavy heart I heard of Pierre’s death. Such fun times we had at the cottage. I think of Pierre when I go into my dining room that he very capably built for Ron and I. A wonderful job. The dinners with our fun group were some to remember. I remember we teased Pierre after his third helping of lamb! He never lived it down. My thoughts go out to you and your family. May wonderful memories comfort you. Love Joan

Joan Ross - March 21, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

John & Bonnie Black-March 21 , 2021 - March 21, 2021

Dear Marilyn: We are sad to hear about your loss . It was always a pleasure to be in Pierre's & your company .Best regards & take care . John & Bonnie

Dorothy Geale - March 21, 2021

What tragic news. So sorry for your loss Marilyn and the family. May you find comfort in your memories of the good times.

Joan Ross - March 21, 2021

Thinking of you Marilyn during this very sad time. Please accept my heart felt sympathy Your precious memories will help you through these difficult times and provide comfort.

Peter Schmitz - March 21, 2021

My goodness, I was just in email conversations, with Pierre, my condolences to his family. I will truly miss our conversational banter. Till we meet again, my friend.

Jeannie Gane - March 20, 2021

My condolences on your loss. I met Pierre through the Northumberland Photography Club and he was always so helpful to me helping with the setup and/or takedown of the equipment. Such a great guy, always ready to lend a hand or share a story. He will be missed. So sorry, Jeannie

Brendan & Sylvie Flynn - March 20, 2021

We always loved your many photography and travel stories, we will miss you. Brendan & Sylvie Flynn.

Tarah Rogers - March 20, 2021

I am so very sorry for your loss, my deepest condolences.

Brian D Hart - March 20, 2021

My friendship with Pierre began with our meeting at the local photography club. I looked forward to and enjoyed our many discussions about cameras and printing and his tireless enthusiasm for the hobby. I will not forget being invited to his home for dinner with Marilyn at a time when I had lost my partner and was very grateful for their compassion and support. I send my condolences to Marilyn and the family and feel our loss.

Sandra Peters - March 20, 2021

I am saddened to hear this news about Pierre. We often talked about our travels at Photography Club meetings and he was a great help to me when planning a trip to southern France. His smile and laughter will be missed.

Brian Shea - March 20, 2021

Marilyn, I was both shocked and saddened to hear of Pierre's passing. He wasn't at bridge that often but when I saw him I knew I could expect a big smile and a good chuckle when I got to his table. So sorry. Brian

Bryan Marjoram - March 19, 2021

Marilyn, Aileen, and Mike, I met Pierre at the Northumberland Photography Club. Pierre was an active member at the club helping with workshops and monthly set up at our meetings. Our conversations centered around his love of travelling through Europe with Marilyn. He enjoyed doing his own planning prior to departure and driving a rented vehicle upon arriving . Pierre captured many great photos of his extended holidays. He will be sadly missed by his friends at the club. My sincere condolences to the family. Pierre Fernand Berube December 24, 1942 - March 18, 2021 Rest In Peace

Beth Selby & Barry Vail - March 19, 2021

Dear Marilyn and Family, We are very saddened to hear of Pierre’s passing. We will always remember his great laugh when playing bridge together. He loved to travel, take photographs, and make lots of wine - all of his passions. Take care. Lots of hugs. Beth

Peter and Pat Hoisak - March 19, 2021

Dear Marilyn, please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Pierre. Pat and I enjoyed his stories, travelogues and also his wonderful laugh at the "Dinner for Eight" occasions. Hugs from Peter and Pat.

stephanie yuck - March 19, 2021

Thinking of you and your family Aileen. May his memory always be for a blessing.

Stephanie yuck - March 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Leanne Novak - March 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Harry Mosgopoulos - March 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Debbie Bennett & Hans Jacobs - March 19, 2021

Marilyn, we're so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts. These are difficult times and we're sure your family will be a pillar of strength for you.

Elizabeth Muir - March 19, 2021

Marilyn, So sorry to hear of Pierre’s passing. My thoughts are with you.

Margaret Robinson - March 19, 2021

Marilyn, We have known both you and Pierre since our early days in Toronto, and we want to send you our sincere condolences. Pierre was always available to give help, advice and encouragement particularly on travel, computer problems and DIY. He will be much missed by all. Barry and Margaret

Elizabeth Muir - March 19, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation

Nicole Corbeil - March 19, 2021

Dear Marilyn: I am so sorry to hear of Pierre's passing. He was a lovely guy with a big smile and a great laugh. I always enjoyed sharing a few words in French with him at the bridge table. My sincere condolences to you and the family. Nicole

Evelyn Gorringe - March 19, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Pierre's passing. It has been so difficult to keep in touch this last year. iIf there is any way I can be of assistance do not hesitate to ask> My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Eve

Donna Smith - March 19, 2021

Dear Marilyn, Our condolences to you and the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. His smiling face will be missed. I’ll never forget the story you told about you and Pierre on a Baltic cruise when he kept taking pictures!!! Sincerely, Donna

Patricia Doktor - March 19, 2021

Dear Marilyn and family, I was so sorry to hear about Pierre. He was a real gentleman and always had a smile for everyone. May his memory comfort you during this difficult time. Hugs, Patricia

Ron Sheppard - March 19, 2021

Met Pierre 12 years ago when I joined the bridge club. He was always smiling and we joked back and forth and I always enjoyed coming to your table. He didn't play as often as some and took the game in a positive and most friendly way. But what I always commented on was his expertise making the coffee. I kidded him and always said that his coffee would put hair on my chest. He would walk by my table and whisper to me that the next pot coming off was his. I thanked him and headed up. Even when I met him in the parking lot and he wasn't playing I would jokingly ask him to come in and make the coffee. I was most shocked to hear of his passing and wish to pass on my sincerest condolences on your loss. He was truly a nice guy I am proud to have known. Ron

Moneen Smith - March 19, 2021

Marilyn, my condolences on the passing of your husband. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Moneen

Cheryl Barlow - March 19, 2021

I was so sorry to hear of Pierre’s passing Marilyn. He was a delightful man and so much fun to play against at the bridge table. Cheryl

Gordon Ball - March 19, 2021

Marilyn I am saddened and sorry for your loss. Pierre and I loved to tease each other at the Bridge table. He was great fun with an infectious laugh.

Rita Zeran - March 19, 2021

We're so sorry for your loss Marilyn, please know you're in our thoughts and prayers. Bill & Rita

Darlene and Don Robertson - March 18, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Pierre. It’s been such a long shut down and it’s easy to loose touch with everyone. He was such a nice man. Marilyn, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Darlene and Don

Brian Murphy - March 18, 2021

Good bye for now. You will be missed!! May we meet again in the next life with hugs and wine! Rest in peace

Rosemary Nicholson - March 18, 2021

Marilyn I'm so sorry for your loss. It was always a pleasure to see Pierre at bridge. He brightened up a room.

Kelly Haines - March 18, 2021

So sorry to hear of Pierre’s passing. May he rest in peace and rise in glory.