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BURFITT, M. Jacquelyn (nee Abbott)

March 3, 1949 – January 8, 2013

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jacquelyn Burfitt announce her passing after a courageous battle with cancer at the Rocky View General Hospital in Calgary on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the age of 63 years.

She will be sadly missed by her husband Gordon of Calgary; three step-daughters Mrs. Jacki (Jay) Primeau, Ms. Jaylene Burfitt, Mrs. Niki (Jeff) Afseth and their six children all of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; one brother Paul (Maureen) of Port au Port West; two sisters Deborah (Harold) Keough of Corner Brook, and Noreen Dwyer of Port au Port West; her aunt Maureen Moore of Knoxville, Tennessee; her nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Fintan and Kathleen Abbott and brother-in-law Robert Dwyer.

Cremation has taken place at McInnis & Holloway “Chapel of the Bells” Funeral Home in Calgary. A Mass of Christian Burial and interment will be held at a later date from Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Stephenville. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Jacquelyn Burfitt, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Verna Brenner :

    Gordon, I am saddened to hear of the loss of your wife Jacquelin. My thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. Thank you for keeping in touch and take care.

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  2. Jill & Jeremy Nelson :

    We are sorry to hear about your loss, our prayers and our thoughts are with you Uncle Gordon and Family at this time.
    We will miss you Jacquelyn, you will always be in our hearts and in our prayers.
    Love Jill & Jeremy
    Brennen, Julia & Brynlee
    Nelson

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  3. Donna Macaluso :

    I’m so sorry. Jackie was a beautiful person and will be sadly missed. She will always have a special place in my heart. Gordon, thanks so much for taking care of her…Both of you are in my thoughts. God Bless.

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  4. Barrie & Ena Lee :

    Our sincere sympathy to you Gordon & family with the loss of your wife.

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  5. sean rumboldt :

    Deepest condolances to the Burfitt and Abbott families, RIP. Jackie you will always be remembered

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  6. As I haven’t been in touch since you moved out-of-town I didn’t realize Jackie had been ill. My sincere sympathy to you Gordon, and all your family. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time.

    Ila Robinson, Calgary

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  7. Sorry for your loss, Dad and the Abbott family. I hope you gain strength from the many great memories you have in your hearts. Thinking of you. Niki, Jeff, Kali and Breanna

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  8. Gordon, we are so very sorry to hear the sad new of Jackie’s passing. We want you to know that no one can experience this sadness as you do, your feelings are unique and very personal to you. However, we do reach out in friendship. Keep in touch.

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