M. Rosalie Burns

Passed 06/23/2018

Obituary for M. Rosalie Burns

Age 87, passed away June 23, 2018 at the Dartmouth General Hospital with her loving family by her side. Born in Wilson's Cove, Guysborough County, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Hartling) Wilson. Mom retired from MT&T where she was employed for more than 20 years. She was all about family and was a huge part of our lives who loved and cherished her Grand and Great-grandchildren dearly. For over thirty years, she spent her summers at her trailer in Wilson's Cove. She was very talented and made many beautiful quilts by hand, always knitting, needle point, paintings and enjoyed reading biographies.

She is survived by her daughters; Bernadette (Robert) Ferguson, Rosalie (Bill) Knowles and Kimberley, son; Kevin (Carla), son-in-law; Darren Clowes, grandchildren; Natasha (Tim), Melanie (Richard), Charlene (Jason), Joey (Naomi), Cari (Ryan), Nathan (Michelle) and Andrew, great-grandchildren; Rebecca, Julianne, Samantha, Aliosha, Isaiah, Anna and Isaac, sister; Hazel Coughlan, brothers; Lawrence and Norton, sisters-in-law; Edna Wilson and Dorothy Wilson, brother and sister-in-law; Basil and Caroline Burns as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband John, sisters Winnifred (Harry) Dacey, Ann (Bill) Boutilier and Ada (Kermit) Young, brothers; Harold (Eileen), Wilbert (Beverley). Fred (Eileen), Edwin, Everett, Floyd and Jim, sister-in-law; Barbara Wilson, brother-in-law; John Coughlan.

No visitation by Mom's request. Funeral service will be held at St. Luke's Anglican Church, Liscombe, July 7th, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Pastor Bill Knowles officiating. Reception to follow at the Legion Spanish Ship Bay. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Luke's Anglican Church RR#1 Liscombe, NS B0J 2A0 or St. Lukes Anglican Church 1215 Main Street, Dartmouth, NS B2Z 1B2. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Mallier and the nursing staff of 4 West at Dartmouth General Hospital for their wonderful care and kindness.

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I am truly sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the Burns family find comfort and strength in Jesus promise along with our heavenly father Jehovah of the earthly resurrection, where death will be eliminated forever. Truly, what a glorious and almost unbelievable day that will be! It's a reality though for God cannot lie!
- Debora Bailey
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).
- Megan
To the family of Aunt Rosalie , many thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time , thinking of cousins and their families , Paul & Cathy
- Paul Young
Our condolences on the loss of your mother. Our thoughts are with you.
- Glen Shatford
My sincere condolences to Rosalie's family and extended family. In the 1980's I had the pleasure of working with Rosalie at Maritime Tel & Tel. She was a very loyal employee, a very congenial co-worker and a great lady, who was loved by all who worked with her. I know she leaves a big gap in the lives of her children and grandchildren. Thinking of you all.
- Kaye Watt

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