Willie Burnell, beloved husband of Mary of Calgary, passed away peacefully in his home on June 13, 2006 at the age of 55 years.
Willie was born on August 15, 1950 in Toronto, ON where he resided until his move to Calgary in 1980. Willie will always be remembered for his fun-loving free spirit and his love of people. He made friends easily and always had a joke to tell. Willie touched the hearts of everyone he knew.
Besides his loving wife, Willie is lovingly remembered by his daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Brian; and his sons and daughter-in-law, Peter and Dawn, and James. He will be forever missed by his grandchildren, Candace, Nathaniel, Brenna and Bailey; his brothers and sisters-in-law, George and Jackie, and David and Denise; his nephews, Curtis and Bronson; and his niece Amy. Willie is also survived by his great niece and nephew of Toronto, ON. He was predeceased by his daughter Brenda.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, June 16, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9 Telephone: (403) 266-0620.
In living memory of Willie Burnell, 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