Gloria Paulette Burke
The death of Gloria Paulette Burke, 69, of Joggins occurred suddenly on Monday, February 25, 2013. Gloria was a daughter of the late Harold and Eva (Murphy) Foster of Joggins.
Gloria enjoyed cooking, traveling, and playing bingo. She loved her dog, Princess. She was very devoted to her family and looked forward to her time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Susan (Michael) Edwards, of Joggins; granddaughters, Sabrina (Craig) Legere, of Amherst and Stacey Edwards of Joggins; great grandchildren, Kassidy Edwards, Hayden Edwards, and Alexander Legere; three sisters, Marilyn (Bernard) Grant, Patsy (late Bernie) Brine and Emma (Harold) Gates; three brothers, Harold (Linda) Foster, Kenny Foster, and Travis Foster; stepsons, Mark, Greg, and Jason Skidmore as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Gloria was predeceased by her first husband, Arthur Burke in 1987, her second husband, Thornton "Sonny" Skidmore in 2010 and a grandson Scottie Edwards in 1992.
Arrangements are under the care and supervision of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Amherst (902-667-8777) from where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. A funeral service will be held from the funeral home chapel at 2 pm on Wednesday, February 27. Gloria will be interred in the Ragged Reef Cemetery in the Spring.
Donations in memory of Gloria may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.