M. Jacquelyn (nee Abbott) Burfitt
Passed on: January 8th, 2013
March 3, 1949 - January 8, 2013
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Jacquelyn Burfitt announce her passing after a courageous battle with cancer at the Rocky View General Hospital in Calgary, AB, on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the age of 63 years. She will be sadly missed by her husband Gordon of Calgary; three step-daughters: Mrs. Jacki (Jay) Primeau, Ms. Jaylene Burfitt, Mrs. Niki (Jeff) Afseth and their six children all of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; one brother Paul (Maureen) of Port au Port West; two sisters: Deborah (Harold) Keough of Corner Brook, and Noreen Dwyer of Port au Port West; her aunt Maureen Moore of Knoxville, Tennessee; her nieces and nephews and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Fintan and Kathleen Abbott and brother-in-law Robert Dwyer. Cremation has taken place at McInnis & Holloway “Chapel of the Bells” Funeral Home in Calgary. A Mass of Christian Burial and interment will be held at a later date from Our Lady of Mercy Church in Port au Port West. Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Russell’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Stephenville. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Jacquelyn Burfitt, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.