Gerald Burnie

Obituary of Gerald Burnie

Burnie, Gerald Alton, 86, of Digby formerly of Litchfield, Anna. Co. passed away July 29, 2010 in Tideview Terrace, Digby. Born in Litchfield he was a son of the late Hanford and Bessie ( Milbury) Burnie. Gerald was a life long lobster fisherman and continued to fish until in his late seventies. He is survived by his children: Shannon ( Lily Kenney) of Litchfield, Diane (Richard) Hall of Karsdale, James of Bear River, David (Angela) of Hillsburn, Ivan (Susan) of Parker's Cove, 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; brother Raymond of Yarmouth and sister Laverta Rice of Litchfield. He was predeceased by a brother Chester. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of the Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Annapolis Royal. A private family graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Litchfield-Delaps Cove Cemetery with Rev. Herb Townsend officiating. Family flowers only. Donations in Gerald's memory may be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Litchfield- Delaps Cove Cemetery.
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