November 19, 1932 – Toronto, Ontario
March 9, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Eileen Burton, beloved wife of the late Roy Burton, died peacefully on Sunday March 9th 2014 at the age of 81. She was born in Toronto, Ontario on November 19th 1932 to parents Albert & Jean Hopkins.
Eileen graduated from Jarvis Collegiate Institute and began working at Toronto Hydro while also teaching ballroom dancing at the Arthur Murray School of Dance. It was here that she met her late husband Roy.
While Eileen raised seven children, she also supported her husband in his real estate business. Several years later, she worked with him providing design and decorating ideas for the model homes once the business expanded into subdivision development. And finally when all her children were grown up, she obtained her real estate licence and sold homes alongside her husband Roy until they retired.
Eileen is survived by her 7 children, Daughters: Lynda & her husband Bob; Debby & her husband Harald; Dale & her husband Bill; and Leanne & Sons: Dean, Deric& his wife Lana; Darrin & his wife Myla. Grandchildren: Jason, Bryan, Jacey, Jordan; Brody & his wife Olivia, Brooklynn & Tyson.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Eileen Burton, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences