Obituary of Jean Viola Burry
Celebration of Life
Jean Burry, 97, of Botwood passed peacefully on June 29, 2019, at the Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Center, Botwood. Jean was a member of the 50 Plus Club, the Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary and she was a knitter for the Red Cross and contributed many knitted items to the Dr. Hugh Twomey Gift Shop.
She was predeceased by parents Nathaniel and Emily Hart; her husband Baxter Burry; sisters Carmen, Evelyn, Marion, Ruth, Daphne; brothers Cecil, Wilson, Bruce, James; sons-in-law Dean Thomas, Reginald Piercey Jr.; great-granddaughter Hailey MacDonald.
She leaves to mourn her children Sandra Thomas of Des Moines, Iowa, Bill (Carilyn) McBurney of Fall River, Nova Scotia, Linda (Glenn) Jacobs of Northern Arm, Newfoundland; grandchildren Brad, Brian, Heather, Tara, Mark, Holly; 11 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Rita Hart, Evelyn Evans; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Cadet Susan Roffell and CSM Wavey Penton will conduct the funeral service on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11 A.M. from Hoskins Funeral Home, Botwood. Interment to follow at the Botwood Community Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hoskins Funeral Home, Botwood.
Flowers are accepted or donations in Jean’s memory can be made to the Dr. Hugh Twomey Ladies Auxiliary, Botwood.
Special thank you, to the Killick Retirement Home staff for the 12 years of wonderful care, the Dr. Hugh Twomey Palliative Care, Unit A, and to Dr. Jody Woolfrey.
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