Monica Eunice Burtenshaw passed away peacefully at home on January 20th, 2012.
Born on June 6th, 1924 in Sussex, England to Arthur and Alice Goring. Married Navy vet Gerald Burtenshaw in 1947. Survived by her husband Gerald, and four children, Lyn (Jock), Richard, Karen (Marcel) and Mark (Nicole) and seven grandchildren as well as nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters; Cecelia, Pat and Margaret, all of England.
Being a part of a military family, she lived in Ontario, Manitoba and Germany before settling in Chilliwack, BC in 1967.
A wonderful woman with a terrific sense of humour and an endearing spirit; she will be missed by us all.
No flowers or service, at her request. A celebration of life will be held on February 4th at 3 PM at daughter Karen’s, where Monica had resided for the past 10 years.
Special thanks to Dr. Hopkins, Diane and Flo, Nurse Amanda and Home Support for all their help. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.