Bertha Wright

A photo of Bertha Wright


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Wednesday May 8, 2024
11:30 a.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Tuesday May 7, 2024
2:00 - 4:00 & 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Bertha Wright on Saturday May 4, 2024 at the age of 91 years.  Beloved wife and best friend to her husband Doug Wright.  Cherished and loved by her son Dennis (Jacalyn) Blommaert, her daughter the late Janet (Al) Cunningham.  Proud Nana to Erica (Rob) Girimonte and loving sister to Hector (Marilyn) Delanghe.  She was predeceased by her husband Frank Blommaert, her parents Maurice & Lucy Delanghe, her sister Mary & George VanGassen and her brother Henry (survived by Yvonne) Delanghe.

Loved by stepdaughters the late Lesa (Henry) Jansen, Lori (Daniel) Collins, Michelle (Marco) Wright and stepson Lloyd (Michele) Wright.

Grandma to Craig (Natalie) Jansen, Doug (Melissa) Jansen, Mike (Jocelyn) Cunningham, Heather Cunningham, Bryanna Alexander, Lea Wright and Jennifer (Mike) Rice.  Proud Great Grandma to Audrey, Tanner, Taylor, Macy, Hunter, Brody and Hayden.

Bertha is survived by many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.

Special thank you to Dr. Lanz-O’Brien for his dedication, compassion and special care of Bertha.

Family and friends are invited to the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 53 Stanley Street, Blenheim on Tuesday May 7, 2024 with visiting from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.  The Funeral Service will be conducted from the chapel of the Funeral Home on Wednesday May 8, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Eric Skillings officiating.  Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim.

Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Blenheim Medical Health Hub

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The world was a better place with Bertha in it. She will always have a special place in my heart. Her kindness and dedication overflowed everywhere she went. Bertha’s heart was always commited to the residents and their quality of life! She was a friend to all.

My condolences to Dennis and Jackie.

My condolences to all who love Bertha. She certainly was a kind, caring lady who embraced family and community. RIP.

To Bertha’s family and friends, How sad to learn of Bertha’s passing. She and Doug always made a point of stopping to speak with us . We had many good visits, laughing together and sharing stories of times with the Smith, Makey and Wright families. Our sympathies to your whole family.

We offer our prayers and condolences to Doug and his family. Blessings Bill & Joyce

Our sincere and deepest sympathy to Doug and to all of Bertha's family .She was a very special lady and will be missed by so many 🙏

Our Sincere Sympathy to Dennis , Erica Doug and the family of the passing of your Wife , Mother, Grand ma ... She is at peace in Heaven with your Sister and Mom Janet and her family ,, She had a beautiful live here with You ,, Keep the great memories at Hart ,, and stay strong together as a family .. thoughts and prayers are with you ... the Vantyghem family

Sincere condolences to Berta’s family and friends. She was a great lady and well liked and respected by all those that knew her at the Regional .Centre.

Sincere condolences to the Wright family.

Our condolence to the family and friends of Bertha. Hugs to Doug, she was a Diamond! I worked with Bertha @ SRC, she was 1 of the best Supervisors, always so much fun to be with! Rest in Peace Bertha

Our deepest condolences Dennis, Jacalyn, we are so sorry for your loss, our deepest condolences to your family and friends. R.I.P. Bertha 😇🙏🙏

We’re so very sorry to hear of the passing of Bertha. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Our deepest condolences to the entire family. Ron and Sandy Russell

Sorry to all the Wright family on your loss o f a wonderful person may she rest in peace

So sorry for your loss. I worked with Bertha at the Regional Centre.

Sorry for your loss. Sending our condolences to Bertha’s family. Paul & Delores Lucier.

My sincere condolences to the family. May her memory live on in all of you.

Condolences to Hector, Marilyn and family and to the Delanghe, VanGassen, Blommaert and Wright families on the passing of Bertha. She was a lovely caring person.

Craig, Natalie and boys, Sorry to hear of your loss. Grandparents hold a special place in our hearts.

Craig, Natalie and boys, Sorry to hear of your loss. Grandparents hold a special place in our hearts.

To our dear family overseas our deep condolences with the loss of Berta. She was my niece as we shared the same Grandmother and Grandfather René Vantyghem & Alida Volcke (Leke Flanders). I was lucky to meet her 3 times back in 1970 or 1971 in Leke and in 1983 and 2004 in Chatham/Blenheim. May she rest in peace.

So very sorry for your loss.

Rest in Peace , Bertha You lived an outstanding life

We are so very sorry for your families loss of Bertha,mom,grandmother, sister, mother in law and matriarch. We are thinking of you today and during the following days. ❤ from Laura and Dave

Our condolences to the Wright family.