It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden, but peaceful passing of Burrell Flower on Wednesday, March 14th at Creg Quay, Lancaster, Ontario at the age of 84. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife of 54 years Claudia (Court), and his loving daughter Carolyn (Ken Brownridge).
He was a deeply loved and cherished Grandpa to his grandchildren Gdsm Christopher, Benjamin and Samantha Nucci. He will also be missed by his brother-in-law Bob Skedelsky, his nieces Donna and Joanne, and step- grandchildren Cass and Courtney Brownridge. He is predeceased by his father William, mother Laura (Aird), brother Arnold and sister June (Skedelsky).
Formerly of Dollard des Ormeaux, QC, he retired from his business career as the Chairman of the Canada-UK Freight Conference in 1990 and enjoyed retirement to the fullest. He was a kind, gentle and loving man of great integrity with a marvelous sense of humor. He loved to re-finish furniture, the theatre and with his wife by his side, summers in Cumberland Head, NY and winters in Ormond Beach, FLA.
His interests and hobbies always involved his family and friends. Residents of Creg Quay for 12 years. Devoted member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Lancaster. Supportive member of the Bainsville, Lancaster and Cornwall communities.
His love for his wife, daughter and grandchildren knew no bounds.
He will be dearly missed by his extended family and all who knew him. Relatives and friends may call at the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 46 Oak St. Lancaster (613-347-3629) on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm and on Wednesday from 8:30 am until 9:30 am.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lancaster on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 10 am. Spring Interment Parish Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
As a Memorial to Burrell a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows-memories live. Condolences may be made online atwww.munromorris.com
May God give you…
For every tear, a smile,
For every care, a promise,
And a blessing in each trial.
For every problem life sends,
A faithful friend to share,
For every sigh, a sweet song,
And an answer for each prayer.
All our love forever,
Your devoted wife Claudia
Your loving daughter Carolyn & son-in-law Ken Brownridge
Grandchildren Christopher, Benjamin & Samantha Nucci
Step-grandchildren Cass & Courtney Brownridge
RIP Burrell William FLOWER 1927 – 2012