Sgt Maurice Bernard “Bernie” Burton (Ret’d)

    • RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952

    We regret to advise of the death of Sergeant Maurice Bernard “Bernie” Burton (Ret’d) of Glace Bay, NS on 2 September 2005 at the age of 91 years.

    Bernie was born in Glace Bay. He attended St. Anne's School and later worked in the family bakery.  He was a veteran of the Second World War who served in the Royal Canadian Engineers from 1942 until 1946. After demobilization he worked for the Dominion Coal Company and for Shaw & MacDonald Machine Shop in Glace Bay.  Bernie was a member of St. Anne's parish in Glace Bay and an honorary life member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1953 in Glace Bay.

    Visitation will be held on 6 September from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve Street, Glace Bay.  Funeral will be held 7 September at 10:00 AM in St. Anne's Church, Main Street, Glace Bay.  Interment to follow in St. Anne's Cemetery, Glace Bay.  Donations may be made to the Glace Bay Food Bank or to a charity of one's choice.  {dcMay2017gd}[zsd, zpp]