Jean Elizabeth Sophia Burnham
Jean Elizabeth Sophia
Burnham, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at
Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, with her family by her side.
She was 91 years old.
Jean was born in Saint John, NB and
moved to Amherst shortly after marrying Philip, where she would spend
most of her life. Throughout her life, she gave much of her
time back to the community. She spent many years with the
Girl Guide Association where she became District Commissioner as well
as many other aspects of the organization.
Jean was also involved with the Toast
Mistress Association where she became an International Ambassador and
performed many presentations and public speaking engagements for some
very large crowds. She was President of the Ladies Golf Club
Association, the Curling Club Association, was an active member of the
ACW and a Sunday School teacher, just to mention a few of her many
Jean was a devoted and loving mother and
grandmother who will be dearly missed by all her friends and
family. She is survived by two children, Jean (Paul)
Blenkhorn, Pictou Co, NS, and John (Sue-Ellen) Burnham, Rothesay, NB;
four granddaughters, one grandson, and five great
Besides her parents, Jean was
predeceased by her husband Philip, an infant son, Richard, and a
younger brother, Jimmie.
Arrangements are under the care and
guidance of The Jones Family Funeral
Centre, 70 Church Street, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777)
from where a time of visitation will be held 6-8 pm on Friday, May 31,
2019. A funeral service will take place at Christ Church,
Amherst, on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2 pm. Interment will
take place in the Christ Church Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Jean may be made
to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of the donor’s
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting Jean’s online memorial at
www.jonesfamilyfuneralcentre.ca or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Jean Elizabeth Sophia Burnham 19272019..
Décès pour la Ville: Amherst, Province: Nova Scotia