Marion Elizabeth Burgess nee Treen 1921-2009 of Malagash

BURGESS , Marian Elizabeth Treen Marian Elizabeth Treen Burgess, Halifax, N.S., died peacefully on December 23, 2009 in palliative care. Marian was born in Malagash, N.S., August 28, 1921 but spent most of her adult life in Manitoba, Toronto and Calgary. She is survived by son Bill of Nacusp, B.C.; daughter Jo (John) of Lunenburg, N.S.; grandson Tyson of Vancouver, B.C.; granddaughter Samantha of Barrie, Ont. and sister Pauline (Bud) Moxon of Malagash and Halifax. Marian was predeceased by husband Bill; brothers Burton, Leland and George; sisters Jean Ritchie, Ruth Ripley, Gladys Garrett and Margaret Jones. The body has been cremated and ashes will be placed with her family in Malagash Cemetery in the spring. At Marian's request no Services will be held. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, through the DANA L. SWEENY FUNERAL HOME, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca ..
Published in The Calgary Herald on December 31, 2009


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