BURKE, Edna – was born on May 16, 1928 in Trail, BC and passed away peacefully with family by her side on April 14, 2015.
She is predeceased by her husband Bill and by her children; Sandra and Kerry and her daughter-in-law Lora. Edna is survived by her sister Lydia (John Linderman), her children; Pat (Katy), Dave (Elaine) and Lee (Lori), 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and her special friend Silvia.
Edna was very dedicated to the Trail United Church and was a long-time volunteer for the Canadian Red Cross and Canadian Cancer Societies.
Family was very important to Edna and she was blessed to have all of her family close to her. She helped her family through life’s challenges and taught them that the love of family is the most important part of life.
A Memorial Service will be held the Trail United Church on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm with Reverend Michael Hare officiating. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Edna’s name may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Society at 600-60 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON M4T 1N5, or online at www.crohnsandcolitis.ca
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca