In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Kenneth Lawrence Burley


RCN / C.A.F. (Navy)


Born: 01 Oct 1939


Died: 12 Mar 2023


BURLEY, Kenneth Lawrence - Passed away on March 12, 2023, at the age of 83, in the arms of his loving wife of 55 years, Marion.


Survived by loving daughter Denise Anne; by sister Joyce (late Earl) Smith, sister Barbara (late George) Jager, brother Bill (late Jeannie) Burley; and by many nieces and nephews. Ken will be deeply missed by sister-in-law Marlene (late Mac) McGregor, sister-in-law Evelyn (late Tom) Bellamy, brother-in-law Jim (Lillian) Devos, brother-in-law Don (Pat) Roets and predeceased by sister-in-law late Bernice (late Don) Donais. Member of Friends of Haida, member of the Royal Canadian Legion (at large). Ken served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 30 years.


A Service of Remembrance will be held at Smith's Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line (one stop light north of the QEW), Burlington on Friday, March 17, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. with reception to follow.


Ken will be buried at Sea. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Carpenter Hospice would be appreciated. (The Hamilton Spectator 14 Mar 2023)


the ashes of Kenneth Burley were committed to the sea from HMCS SACKVILLE on 19 Sep 2023



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