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Comstock-Kaye Life Celebration Centre

356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, ON

OBITUARY

Anthony "Tony" Walthert

May 19, 1929March 22, 2020

Anthony (Tony) Walthert

It is with great sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Anthony (Tony) Walthert on March 22, 2020 in Peterborough, ON. Tony was the loving husband of Marianne (Wey) and father to Henry (Monique), Tim (Lynda) and Linda (Michael). Grandfather to Matthew, Adam, Lindsay, Rachel, Alexandra and Daniella. Great grandfather to Ava, Michael, Luke and Kaylem. He was predeceased by daughter Barbara. After immigrating from Switzerland in 1951, he and Marianne settled in Orillia, Ontario for a few years before moving to Toronto and starting their bakery, Glen Stewart Pastries. When it came time to retire they moved to Peterborough, ON. Tony would never turn down an opportunity to go out fishing with his buddies. He also enjoyed going swimming and bowling and playing a game of cards with his local friends. A friend to many, Tony was always there to lend a hand no matter what the task or request. He will always be remembered for his big heart and generosity. Courageous throughout his lifetime, he faced his final illness with grace and determination. At Tony’s request no service will be held. Online condolences may be made at www.comstockkaye.com

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Brian Burkart

March 30, 2020

Sorry to hear about the passing of a good man, my uncle Tony.
Fond memories of a great baker and fisherman.
As a kid, couldn't wait for Uncle Tony to show up at my parents house with store leftovers. Luckily Calvin and I had different favorites, but still there was a mad rush to get what you could.
Unfortunately from moving down to Dallas Texas a long time ago, I haven't been around to attend the traditional May long weekend fishing event, which I hope all that attended will keep it going in Memory of Tony.
RIP uncle Tony.
Brian Burkart

Alex DiMarco

March 27, 2020

Alex and I wish to extend our condolences on the passing of Tony whom we knew as a neighbor and bowling friend when he and Marianne lived in Ennismore and Peterborough. Rest peacefully.
Alex & Catherine DiMarco

Dennis & Bernice Stann

March 26, 2020

When we moved to Ennismore in Dec 1995, our neighbours were Tony and Marianne Walthert, who graciously invited us into their home and welcomed us to the neighbourhood. I asked Tony if he found his steep driveway up the hill to his house difficult to climb, to which he replied with a laugh, "I'm from Switzerland", which said it all. We missed you after you moved into Peterborough, but were able to keep in touch for some years afterwards. We shall always retain fond memories of you both as our neighbours on the hill.

Jorg Petersen

March 26, 2020

I have fond memories of golfing with Tony and my dad Hans. The two were almost like twins on the course, laughing about carding a “snowman” and congratulating each other on a good shot. If I close my eyes I can see them still kidding around and waiting their turn for the next tee.

We also spend many fun times sharing smiles over a game of cards, the Petersen family, mum Gertrud, dad Hans, Isabell and I, with Joy and Ted Voteary, Tony and Marianne. Those were special moments.

Esther Robert - Lehner

March 25, 2020

To Tony's family,
My family knew Tony in earlier years in Toronto through Ida and John Wey. My parents, Joe and Wilma Lehner immigrated from Switzerland as well back in the mid 50's. I have very fond memories of visiting Tony in the bakeshop - especially on Christmas Eve morning to pick up the very famous Ham baked in bread dough! It was oh so good I can still smell it today!

My deepest condolences to your family. May all of your fond memories of Tony bring a smile to your hearts.
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Esther

Tom Donnelly

March 25, 2020

I was invited by Tim to the annual may long weekend family fishing
trip about 10 years ago, Tony was so welcoming and kind to me
every year I have gone, he loved fishing, he always teased in a nice way Herman his good friend the HERMINATOR, I could tell
he was deeply respected and love by his sons , grandsons, nephews,
Taking care of Tony was there number 1 priority especially by his
grandsons, I will miss Tony very much , what a man.
Tom Donnelly

Joanne Hartman

March 25, 2020

I met Linda on my very first day and in my very first class at Centennial College in September 1979. We became fast friends which meant within days I was spending time on Lawlor with her family. We were also regulars at their bakery and Mr. Walthert just laughed when I passed up cookies for a wee bowl of icing. The whole Walthert family were so kind and generous to me and my heartfelt condolences go out to them all at this very sad time.

Michael Stoewner

March 24, 2020

He's the greatest man I have ever known. I am honored he let me call him Dad. I will miss you Mr. "W"!
I will continue to "take care of Linda" for you...the angel that comforted you till your final breath.
Love
Michael

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