Obituaries & Death Notices
BEARINGER, E.W. "Eddie"
Published:Jan 15, 2013
Event Date:Jan 11, 2013
Classified Type: Obituaries & Death Notices
BEARINGER, E.W. "Eddie" Passed away on Friday, January 11, 2013 at KW Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, in his 92nd year, of Elmira. Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Betty" (Smith) Bearinger for almost 65 years. Dear father of Colleen and Ron Wike of Vancouver Island, Bev and the late Mariano Gagliano of Elmira, Shannon and Dan Shillington of Elmira. Also lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Casey Wike, Pietro (Vivian), Luca, John-Paul and Giuseppe Gagliano, Leah and James Shillington. Eddie was the last surviving member of his family having been predeceased by his parents Noah M. and Annie (Weber) Bearinger and his sister Irene (Oscar) Martin. Eddie was very involved in the Mennonite Disaster Service. He was instrumental in starting the organization in Canada and was the co-ordinator for 25 years. He also was on the committee for the first Elmira Maple Syrup Festival in 1965. The family will receive their relatives and friends at the Dreisinger Funeral Home , Elmira on Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 1-4 p.m. only. The funeral service will be held at Elmira Mennonite Church on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. followed by interment in Elmira Mennonite Cemetery. In his memory, donations to Mennonite Central Committee would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. www.dreisingerfuneralhome.com