Obituaries & Death Notices
Published:Aug 13, 2019
Event Date:Aug 15, 2019
BURNS, Elizabeth Catherine "Betty" November 7, 1924 - August 9, 2019 At age 94 at Hospice Peterborough. Betty was predeceased by her husband Joseph Burns after 65 years of marriage. Mother to John Michael Burns and Julie Anne Burns, beloved nana to Erin Burns (Scott Murduff) and Emily Burns. Granny to Colton, Ella and Connor Murduff (The Bear Cubs). Also predeceased by brother Victor McAuliffe and sister Yvonne Leether and her parents Michael McAuliffe and Kathleen Harrington. Betty loved life and was an inspiration to many younger folks having experienced 94 years of wisdom. She loved a party, a colourful joke, a drink and any trips available. A retired bookkeeper she continued to balance her books to the penny at age 94. She stayed current on world events and sports teams. The Blue Jays were her favourite. She followed all her great-grandchildren (3) with incredible interest in all they endeavored (school, sports, family events), she loved them dearly. Betty will be missed by all she impacted during her long and colourful life. Heaven may not be ready for her!! A Visitation will be held at ASHBURNHAM FUNERAL HOME, 840 Armour Road, Peterborough on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 4 - 8 p.m. With a Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at St. Anne's Church, 859 Barnardo Avenue at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Martin's of Tours Cemetery, Ennismore.
Category: Obituaries & Death Notices
Newspaper(s): Brock Citizen, Kawartha Lakes This Week, Peterborough This Week, Peterborough Examiner
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