Lee John Burgess, 71, of Petitcodiac
passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Moncton Hospital with his
family by his side. Born in Glenvale, NB he was the son of Glenna
Burgess and the late Frances Burgess.
He was employed at Canada Cement Plant
until the early 80’s, then went on to be a lumberman, for
many years, then went to work at DOT and retired in 2017. He loved his
family very much and spoke of his children and grandchildren with a
sparkle in his eye. He was proud of them all. He had a great passion
for his horses over the years, going to horse shows, doing sleigh
rides, winter carnival and was past president of WCAF.
He is survived and sadly missed by his
wife of 52 years, Mary (Lockhart); five daughters, Tina, Beverley (Pat
Howe), Sherrie, Kim (David Hodgson), Kerry (Mark St. Louis); 18
grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sisters, Vera Crossman
(Jon), Gail Crossman (Gene); several nieces, nephews, and
Besides his father, he was predeceased
by mother-in-law, Dora Lockhart; father-in-law, Charles Lockhart;
granddaughter, Lacey-Jay Taylor; and infant great-granddaughter, Laura
A private family graveside service will
be held at Maplewood Cemetery. Family and Friends are invited to a
Celebration of Lee’s Life on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 5 – 8 pm at the
Motor Sports Hall of Fame, 5 Hooper Lane, Petitcodiac.
For those who wish, memorials
to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Diabetes
Association or a charity of the donor’s choice would be
Funeral arrangements are in the care of
Armstrongs Funeral Home, 33 Russell St, Petitcodiac.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Lee Burgess 19482019..
Décès pour la Ville: Petitcodiac, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick