WO Richard "Rick" Burness, CD (Ret’d )
We regret to advise of the death of Warrant Officer Richard "Rick" Burness, CD (Ret’d ) of Carrying Place ON, peacefully at the Trenton Memorial Hospital on 18 May 2021 at the age of 75 years.
Rick was Canadian Forces Firefighter who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Military Engineers for 36 years from 1965 to 2001. He was a 4th Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus - Trenton Council.
The family will receive friends at the Rushnell Funeral Centre [60 Division St, Trenton (613-392-2111)] on Sunday, 23 May 2021 from 2-4:00p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. Due to pandemic conditions, you must pre-register with the funeral home. Masks and social distancing must be practised.
A private funeral mass will be celebrated from Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Chapel, Trenton on Tuesday, 25 May 2021 at 1:00 p.m. The service will be live-streamed. Interment will follow at Carrying Place Annex Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences can be sent to the funeral home.