Brian David Learning

April 2, 1949 to November 27, 2018


Passed peacefully away at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on November 27, Brian David Learning, aged 69 years.  Predeceased by his parents Jack and Mary Learning; brothers Keith, Paul and Wade Learning; and life partner Robert Matthews.  Leaving behind to cherish his memory: life partner and companion Chris Tizzard; children: Kurt (Jackie) Learning, Krista (Jason) Turner; Dana (Brendan) Kelly, Dara Learning (Napoleon Montbourquette), Dion Learning and Devon Learning; grandchildren: Carter and Anna Learning, Nathan and Cameron Turner, Preston Kelly, Xavier and Elliott Montbourquette and Julianna Learning; siblings: Diane Learning, Gary (Susan) Learning, Dale (Winnie) Learning, Brenda (Pat) Warren, Debbie (Paul) Ryan, Linda (Errol) Gulliver and Karen (Johnny) Kennedy; special friends Renee Sampson, Christopher and Brandon Tizzard, Cathy Hollahan, Bonnie Goose and Dave Langer; also, a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A special thank you to his sisters for their care and compassion shown towards Brian over the years.  Cremation has already taken place. The family will accept visitors at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, on Friday November 30 from 4-8 p.m.  “Family is the most important thing in the world” and in Brian’s memory please spend some time with yours.



4-8 p.m. on November 30, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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Sincere condolences to Chris Tizzard and all of yours and Brian’s families. A very sad time for everyone but a blessing to have known Brian.
God Bless.

Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a dear old friend from high school days. Sincere heartfelt condolences to all who knew and loved him. Till you meet again!

Our heartfelt prayers are sent, with love, to you Dara, Dana, Devon, Kurt, Krista, Dion, Chris, all his grandchildren, extended family members and the countless friends of Brian. May he rest in peace and each of you be comforted by faith. We are so sorry for your loss and are reminded of the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow who once said;

The heart, like the mind, has a memory & in it are kept precious keepsakes.

Rest In Peace my friend.