Merle Bearinger

Merle Bearinger

Peacefully passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021, at his residence in Hamilton at the age of 68.

Beloved brother of Marie (Floyd) Horst and Leonard (Dorothy) Bearinger, father of Trevor and Gregory Bearinger and Angela Borden. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Ivan W. and Ida (Martin) Bearinger, and sister Grace Brubacher (2000).

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 from 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. Please call the funeral home at 519-669-2207 to register your attendance. Masks are mandatory; please remain in your vehicles until an attendant invites you in.

A funeral service by invitation will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Montrose Mennonite Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Diabetes Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated, and may be made through the funeral home.


To donate direct, please send cheques or donate online to the charity of your choice. Call us at the funeral home, 519-669-2207 and we will place a card to the family (as always, we still accept cash or cheque at the funeral home).

Diabetes Canada
PO Box 1224 Stn K.
Toronto, ON M4P 9Z9

Canadian Cancer Society
380 Jamieson Parkway, Unit 12
Cambridge, ON N3C 4N4
To donate on-line: or call 519-886-8888