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Marion K. Burgess


1921 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Marion K. Burgess Obituary
MARION K. BURGESS, 93, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 24, 2015, at Mercy Home in Winchester, CA. She was born December 30, 1921, to John M. McEwan and Mary S. McEwan, in Glasgow Scotland. Marion was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, William "Bill" Burgess. She is survived by her daughter Sheila M. Toomey, grandchildren, Scott Turbeville(Brenda), Tracy Lynn Turbeville, and Greg Turbeville(Renee), and great grandchildren, Devin, Madison, and Derek, nephews, Ian McEwan and Jim McEwan, and sister-in-law, Isabel Cullen. Marion arrived in the USA on the Queen Mary in 1946, as a "war bride" and in 1947, Marion and Bill traveled from Kansas and settled permanently in San Bernardino. Marion was an avid reader, a member of the British Tea Set, and was a committed volunteer with the St. Bernardine Medical Center Auxiliary for 26 years, becoming an Honorary Life Member. Heartfelt thanks go out to the loving Caregivers at Mercy Home of Winchester, CA and VNA of Murrieta Hospice for making Marion comfortable during the final journey of her life. A memorial service to celebrate Marion's life will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of San Bernardino Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Bernardine Medical Center Auxiliary.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 16, 2015
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