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Marion Andrea Burbank

June 7, 1922 - June 7, 2010


Marion Andrea Burbank (nee Le Pargneux) born in Rutland, BC on June 7, 1922 passed away on June 7, 2010 in Kootenay Lake Hospital on her 88th birthday. She spent her childhood in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan before leaving home to join the Air Force where she met her beloved husband Alan. They were married in Vancouver in 1945, moved to Kelowna in 1950 and then to Nelson in 1963. She is survived by her husband Alan and her children, Monica Burbank (Luke), Andrea (Don) Hoye, Garth Burbank, Elaine Perepolkin, and Bruce (Mary Ann) Burbank. She was predeceased by her child Kenneth in 1981. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Marion was a gentle, kind and generous person who volunteered countless hours of her time for a variety of causes including the Kelowna and Nelson Associations for Community Living, the Kinettes, L’Arche Vancouver, the Catholic parishes in Kelowna and Nelson, grief recovery groups in Vancouver and Kelowna, and the Central Okanagan Hospice Association. Marion was an excellent listener who was able to offer wise and supportive words to those who needed her. She was loved and admired by her family and friends and her quiet presence and her wit will be dearly missed. As an expression of sympathy family and friends may make donations to the Nelson and District Hospice Society. Cremation has taken place. Funeral Services will be held at the Cathedral of Mary Immaculate, 813 Ward Street, Nelson on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 1:30PM with Father Jim Ratcliffe as celebrant with inurnment to follow at Nelson Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. On-line condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Cec & Donna Goss
Relation: Friend

Alan, we will always cherish the fond memories of Marion. Know that you and your family are in our sincere prayers. God Bless now and forever

From: Linda and Glen Woods
Relation: friend

Hi Alan, Monica, Andrea, Garth, Elaine, Bruce and Family,
We are very sad to hear of Marion’s death, we loved her very much and will miss her. We have very special memories of our time spent with Marion. We send our love and wish for you gentle days and wonderful memories to comfort you.
Glen & Linda

From: Eileen Nicholls
Relation: school friend

Monica – I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Wishing you peace at this sad time. I remember your mother so fondly. Now you know an angel. Please give my love to all of your family.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
June 10, 2010
Beginning at 1:30pm

Cathedral of Mary Immaculate
813 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T4

813 Ward Street
Nelson, BC Canada V1L 1T4

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Nelson and District Hospice Society

Box 194



V1L 5P9

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