We lost one of the greatest people on the planet when our mom went to her final reward on Saturday. Bert leaves this world a better place as her life lessons will continue on for generations to come. Rest in peace mom.

WASHINGTON-WALKER, Bertha. September 25, 1933 – July 7, 2018. Born Bertha (Bert) Margaret Baumgartner in Kendall Saskatchewan, Bertha passed away peacefully in New Westminster, B.C. with family by her side.

A dedicated mother, grandmother, great grandmother, business women, golfer, world traveler, avid reader and published writer, Bert served as an inspiration to her children, family and friends. She will be deeply missed by us all.

She leaves to mourn her sisters Brigid Chisnall, Monica Stachoski, Rhonda Madaski (Brian) and brother Jerome Baumgartner. Children: Elaine Fontaine, Brenda Beaton (Ron), Sherry Washington (Noah), Denise Ahmad (Kameran), Dean Washington (Brenda) and Mark Washington (Joanne). Grandchildren Megan, Jessica, Alex, Riley, Courtney, Nathan, Vanessa and Rihana, her great grandson Louis as well as many other relatives, nieces and nephews.

Donations in-lieu of flowers to Amnesty International and Christian Children’s Fund.

Service Saturday, July 28, 2018, 1:00pm, at Burkeview Family Funeral Care, 1340 Dominion Avenue, Port Coquitlam, B.C.

Special thanks to the staff at Royal City Manor and Fraser Health.