JOHN “NORRIE” BURNS

JOHN "NORRIE" BURNS

May 29, 1953 ~ October 30, 2015

Norrie, as all his friends called him, was born in Prince Rupert and grew up in Victoria and Prince George. He is predeceased by his parents Ken and Barb. He was a loving husband to his wife Judy and an amazing and special dad to his children Katelin (Tayler), Johie and Mika. He also leaves behind his sister Carol Anne and many, many close friends.

Norrie had an incredible zest for life and a charismatic personality that drew a variety of people into his life. He always gave life his all and was passionate about the causes he believed in. His friends appreciated his honesty, integrity and how he always spoke up for what he believed was right. Norrie was an exceptional man who never settled for average and always pushed everyone to reach their true potential. He could always be counted on to be there for those he cared for and anyone in need. He left a big impression on all who met him and left this world leaving many memories behind. Being very involved in his kids’ and friends’ lives, he always supported kids and helped to inspire them to fulfill their dreams.

If you have any great memories of Norrie or what he meant to you, please email your stories or thoughts to jjburns@telus.net to be put into a collection of memories for his kids.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to Jumpstart, the SPCA or a charity of your choice.

A celebration of life will happen at a later date.

We hope there is hockey and Starbucks on your journey.

“Impossible isn’t something that can’t be done,

it’s just something that hasn’t been done yet.”

You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line obituary @ www.MyAlternatives.ca. Arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES ® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237


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