Sgt “Fred” George Burlock

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    We regret to advise of the passing of Sergeant Frederick George “Fred” Burlock (Ret’d) peacefully at home in Niagara Falls ON, on 8 May 2015 at the age of 73.

    Fred joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in September 1958 as a member of the Sapper Apprentice 7th Intake. In 1962, he transferred to the Topographical Surveyor trade with the Mapping and Charting Establishment in Ottawa ON and participated in Arctic Operations. In 1965, he was employed in the Survey Squadron and remained there until 1968 at which time he went to work for the National Research Council. After an 11-year career, Fred took his release from the Canadian Forces and went to work for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation where he had a distinguished 25-year career. Fred retired in Niagara Falls.

    Fred will be cremated and a celebration of his life will be held on 22 May at St. John's Anglican Church, 3428 Portage Rd., Niagara Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice.{gdMar2016kh}