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Born: Nov 19, 1976

Date of Passing: Apr 27, 2021

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November 19, 1976 - April 27, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Walter Bertone announces his passing at the age of 44. He died peacefully with his mother, sister and uncle at his side.
He was preceded by his father Ermanio, his beloved dog Max and his Nonnas and Nonnos. He is survived by his mother Vincenza, sister Antonella (Kelly), his niece Siena, and his favourite uncle Zizi Mego.
Walter was born in Winnipeg on November 19, 1976. His greatest joy was his dog Max and his niece Siena. He spent many hours being with each one of them and making them his pride and joy. He would do anything for his sister and his mom when they needed. He was a protector of many and always kept family in his heart. He suffered many things but was not one to share with anyone if it meant it would hurt them, he would rather just keep it quiet. He had a great smile, had some pretty hardy laughs in which his friends and family can still hear, you were always waiting for a sarcastic remark and he sure had a quick wit. Not many know but his attention to detail could drive some of us nuts but that is who he was. He loved to work with his hands and could fix anything he put his mind to. If you needed a hand he would never say no but watch out it would get done fast.
He will be greatly missed by all who have had the time to get to know him and spend time with him.

In life, we loved you dearly, in death
we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place, no one else will ever fill.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private family burial will take place.

Those we love don't go away.
They walk beside us every day.....
Unseen, unheard but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 01, 2021

Condolences & Memories (12 entries)

  • Dear Jane and Antonella, We are saddened to hear about Walter's passing and sending you and your families our deepest condolences. I have very fond childhood memories of growing up together on Edgemont. I will remember him as the fearless kid tearing up the streets on his BMX, always ready to greet you with a big smile and leave you with a sarcastic come back. You are in our thoughts and in our prayers. Rest easy Walter. - Posted by: Nadia LaRosa (family friend) on: May 12, 2021

  • Vincenza & Antonella, Our sincere condolences on the passing of Walter. The time I spent working with Walter at our family restaurant, he was a very dedicated and loyal friend. Thinking of you during this difficult time. May he rest in peace. - Posted by: Mike, Rina & Lissandra D'Ottavio (Friends) on: May 08, 2021

  • Antonella and Vincenza and family, my deepest condolences for your loss. He was such a funny guy when we all hung out back in the days. May he Rest In Peace sending all my prayers your way. Again sorry for your loss take care. Diana and Family. - Posted by: Diana Dutra (Friend) on: May 06, 2021

  • Antonella and family, my deepest condolences I am sorry to hear about this, I send you and your mom and your family tight hugs and prayers you get through this. Take care God bless you all xoxox - Posted by: Diana Dutra (friend) on: May 05, 2021

  • Carissimi Vincenzina, Antonella and families, Please accept our most sincere condolences on the passing of your dearest son, brother, uncle and nephew, Walter. It was so nice having supper with Walter and his Mom last summer. We picked up from where we left off 25 years ago. Just remember your memories of Walter will always be living in your hearts. I wish I knew the right words to say, but there is nothing that would ever sound right. Know that you are in our prayers. Tua paesana e tua amica, Anna Marinelli (Calgary) and family - Posted by: Anna Marinelli (friend) on: May 04, 2021

  • Vincenza, Antonella and family. Our deepest condolences to you. Praying for you all. - Posted by: Louis & Patrick Fracassi (Friend ) on: May 03, 2021

  • Our deepest condolences to the Bertone family. - Posted by: Josie and Tony Scarpino (friend ) on: May 02, 2021

  • My fondest memories of Walter were of him and my cousin playing together as young boys. Their imaginations ran wild as they tore up and down the street on their bikes. Their laughter could be heard before you could see them. My deepest condolences to all of you. May God keep him close. - Posted by: Lia Gervino (friend of the family) on: May 02, 2021

  • Dear Vincenzina, Antonella, and family our deepest condolences for the loss of your beautiful son Walter. I always felt connected to him as he was born 1 week after my son Rossanino and therefore we raised our boys together. During his father's illness I would call for updates and Walter always had time to chat and would encourage me to call him anytime. Whenever I saw him at home he would give me a big smile and stop and make me feel welcomed. Let the love he gave comfort you in these next weeks and months to come. Riposa in pace dear Walter. - Posted by: Luisa and Rossano Di Nicola (Friend) on: May 01, 2021

  • Our condolences to you and your family. Ralph and Josie Caligiuri - Posted by: Ralph and Josie Caligiuri (Friend) on: May 01, 2021

  • Walter would show his close family and friends that he cared in small but important ways. We love you Walter. - Posted by: Karen & Marwan (Cousin) on: May 01, 2021

  • Walter will be missed. I have so many childhood memories with him. He was such a gentleman. Our sincere condolences to you all. Hugs and kisses to you all. - Posted by: Lisa & Angelo vaccaro (Family Friends ) on: May 01, 2021

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