Winifred BURGESS

  • "How shocked and saddened I was to just learn of Wyn's..."
    - Brenda Caley
  • "Wyn I will miss you my dear and oldest friend. I am so glad..."
    - Rose Rinaldi
  • "We will remember you fondly, especially for your incredible..."
    - Isabelle and Bassam Naim

BURGESS, Winifred - Wyn Burgess of Whitby, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 7, 2012 at the age of 74 after a courageous battle against cancer. Wyn was born in Glasgow, Scotland on December 2, 1938. Wyn is survived by her husband Bob of 42 years, sons Michael and his wife Tanya and Scott, her grandchildren Alana and John, her sisters Catherine, Anna and Margaret and other family and friends. Wyn was and will always be remembered as a salt of the earth person who loved her life, her family and her friends. The family of Wyn Burgess wishes to thank the countless people who have offered support during this difficult time. Vistation will be held at W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church, 903 Giffard Street, Whitby on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation with interment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. Vincent de Paul, of the St. John the Evangelist Church, 903 Giffard Street, Whitby. Condolences can be expressed online at

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W.C. Town Funeral Chapel
110 Dundas Street East
Whitby, ON L1N 2H7
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Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 10, 2012