It is with great sadness that our family announces the peaceful passing of William John Thomas (Bill) Burgess, beloved husband of Jean Burgess (nee Randall) of Calgary, on Monday, July 7, 2008 at the age of 80 years.
Bill was born in Sarnia, ON and lived the last thirty-five years of his life in Calgary. Despite having a stroke twenty-two years ago, Bill continued to live life to the fullest.
Besides his loving wife of almost fifty-three years, Bill is also survived by his daughter, Pamela (Chuck) Morris, son Darryl (Susan) Burgess; and grandchildren, Krista and Scott Morris, and William and Caelan Burgess.
A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Bill’s honour may be made directly to the Stroke Recovery Association of Calgary, Box 5051, Station A, Calgary, AB T2H 1X1, Telephone: (403) 827-7520. Special thanks to Comprehensive Community Care (C3), which gave Bill the opportunity to remain active and continue to live at home.
In living memory of William Burgess, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences