Norma Jean Barrie (nee Van Buskirk)
NORMA JEAN (nee VAN BUSKIRK) Age 72 of Port Credit, Ontario passed
away peacefully on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Ian Anderson House
after a long courageous battle with cancer. Norma was born in
Montague, Prince Edward Island to parents Harry and Margaret Van
Buskirk and was the third of four children. Predeceased by her parents
and brothers, John and Bruce. Survived by her brother Lawrence,
‘sister’ in-law, Eileen, nephew Greg (Debbie) Van Buskirk, niece Sandi
(Rod) Sullivan, nephew Mark (Leslie) Van Buskirk, niece, Sarah Van
Buskirk. Grandnephews, Jeremy Van Buskirk and Paul Giles, grandnieces,
Tess (Brendan) Sundsten, Paige Van Buskirk and Brooke Van Buskirk,
wonderful friend Rodielyn (Lyn) Centeno, who Norma thought of as the
daughter she never had. Norma will be dearly missed by her many
cousins, friends and colleagues.
in 1968 from Faulkner Hospital School of Nursing, in Boston, USA. She
had a wonderfully satisfying career at Our Lady of Mercy and St.
Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto. She was dedicated, caring, kind,
and generous with her time to help family and friends. As per her
wishes, Norma will be buried in the Valleyfield cemetery in the summer
As a family we would like to
thank Dr. Blondal, Dr. Gupta, Dr. Burhan and Dr. Laperriere and Care
Pattners who assisted with Norma’s care. With special thanks to
Fortuna Clippa-Coordinator and Johanne Carbonneau, palliative care
nurse for their expertise. Also the many PSWs who dedicated their care
and love toward Norma. We would also like to thank the wonderful staff
and volunteers at Ian Anderson House, Norma’s home away from home.
Special thanks to Ellen, Cathy, Lori, Linda, Pam, Janis and June, for
your love and caring toward Norma and our Family.
Donations in Norma’s name may be made to: Valleyfield
Cemetery Inc. c/o Ann Bruce, 2445 Heatherdale Road, Route 316,
Heatherdale, PEI C0A 1R0, 902-838-4666, or Ian Anderson House, P.O.
Box 61034, 511 Maple Grove Drive, Oakville, ON L6J 7P5,
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Norma Jean Barrie nee Van Buskirk 19462019..
Décès pour la Ville: Montague, Province: I-P-E