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John Burnett

John Alexander Burnett

Tuesday, September 27th, 1921 - Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Obituary

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Caressant Care, Arthur. Survived by his wife of 73 years Elizabeth (Beth) Park and his brother Gordon Burnett. Loving Father of Alex (Linda) and Helen Winters (Kerry).Proud Grandfather of Jason (Jenai), Stephen (Julie), Darryl (Anita), Anne (Neal), Rebecca, Lisa (Sean) and Daniel (Liz). Great- Grandpa of 15 and Great- Great Grandpa of 2. Also survived by his son-in-law John Schmidt. Predeceased by daughter Mary Schmidt and sister-in-law Doreen (Dot).
John lived his entire lifetime on the farm at Lot 17, Concession 9 of East Garafraxa until moving five years ago to Heritage River Retirement Home in Elora, and then to Caressant Care Arthur for the last 3 months. John and Beth (who also lived on the 9th Line) were married on April 6, 1946. He was an active member of St. John’s United Church in Belwood and also on The McKee Cemetery Board. He was active in East Garafraxa sitting on school boards and planning boards. A very special thanks to all the care received at Heritage River in Elora and Caressant Care in Arthur.
Family and friends may visit on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, 280 St. David St. South, Fergus. The Funeral Service will be held at St. John’s United Church in Belwood on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Interment will be held at McKee Cemetery. Donations may be directed to St. John’s United Church, Groves Memorial Hospital or to a charity of choice. Arrangements are entrusted with the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home. www.grahamgiddyfh.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Graham Giddy Funeral Home, Fergus Chapel
    Address
    280 St. David Street South
    FERGUS, ON
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Graham Giddy Funeral Home, Fergus Chapel
    Address
    280 St. David Street South
    FERGUS, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    St. John's United Church
    Address
    28 Queen street
    BELWOOD, ON
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    Officiant
    Rev. Rienk Vlietstra
  • Interment

    Location
    McKee Cemetery
    Address
    BELWOOD, ON

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Anna Matheson

Posted at 03:23pm
Sorry to hear of John ‘s passing. So glad that mom and I came to visit. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Steve and Anna Matheson
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Ron & Betty Storey

Posted at 09:38am
Our sincere sympathy as we read about the death of your father.
Ron & Betty Storey
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Merih & Bulent Uslu - Windsor, ON

Posted at 10:46am
Our warmest condolences,
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Kathryn, Steve, Jakob and John Samarin

Posted at 10:29am
Sending our love to you on this difficult day. Please know our thoughts are with you.
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Stephen, Julie, Jamie, Jacob, Sam, Matthew, Layley

Posted at 10:35am
You will be greatly missed. Love you Grandfather.
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