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Bernard James Black

December 17, 1939 — December 22, 2023


It is with sadness, to announce Bernie Black passed away at The Pines on December 22, 2023 following his 84th birthday on December 17th.  He leaves to mourn his beloved wife Donna (nee Keall).  Cherished father to Carolyn (Dominic), Ron and Michelle (Darby).  Loved grandfather to Stephanie (Richard), Lauren, Cameron, Emily, Megan, Matthew and great grandfather to Madelyn and Charlie. 


Friends and family are invited to attend the memorial service on January 8, 2024 at 1:00 pm at Reynolds Funeral Home. 


Sincerest thanks and appreciation to the staff at The Pines Long Term Care Home for their compassion and kindness given to Bernie over the past 2.5 years.


Bernie was raised in MacTier, was one of 12 children to John & Delena Black.  He was a lifetime Muskoka resident, avid fisherman and manager of the Bala LCBO for over 30 years.  Bernie cherished his family and was always the perfect host to his family and friends.


Memorial donations to Alzheimers Society of Muskoka  or to The Pines Support Committee would be appreciated in Bernie's memory.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, January 8, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Reynolds Funeral Home - Turner Chapel

1 Mary Street, Bracebridge, ON P1L 2B6

Reception following the service.

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