On August 18, 2015, Rev. William Burgess of Edmonton passed away peacefully at the age of 92 surrounded by family. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Jean. He is survived by his 4 daughters, Margaret, Marion (Gary), Catherine (Robert) and Shelley (Harvey)–semicolon– 6 grandchildren–semicolon– 2 great-grandchildren–semicolon– and sister, Helen.
Rev. Burgess served as Minister at Barons United Church (1948-1951), Ponoka United Church (1951-1955), St. Andrews United Church, Edmonton (1955-1961), St. James United Church, Vancouver (1961-1969), and Strathearn United Church, Edmonton (1969-1988), touching many lives along the way.
A Memorial Service will be held at Robertson Wesley United Church, 10209-123 Street NW, Edmonton on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bissell Centre, 10527-96 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5H 2H6.