Joan Burton


JOAN BELL (nee Moroney) BURTON was born in Edmonton on January 11, 1922. She passed away peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on August 24, 2004. Joan was predeceased by her parents; Frederick Edward and Maud Ellen (nee Lauder); her sisters: Helen, Margaret, Kathleen, Mary, Jean, Noreen; and her brothers Patrick and James. She was also predeceased by her beloved husband, William Donald Burton, in 1973. Joan is lovingly remembered by her children: Tami Burgess (Ken), Wendy (Roger Tro), John, Mary-Anne Taylor (Brian), Bill (Jaqui) and Sherry (Jim Blom). Missing Oma are her grandchildren: John (Arwen), Diana, Anita (David Bergman), Michael, Kyle, Mitchell, Ellen, Dex, Harry and Kevin; and great-grandson, Ripley. Very special thanks to Joanne Owens for her friendship, love, and care of Mum these past few years, and special thanks to the staff at Comfort Living for Seniors in Vernon. A private family Memorial Service will be held at All Saints’ Anglican Church. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Joan to the Poppy Fund at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 in Vernon.

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