M. Rosalie Burns
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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