July 4, 1927 ~ April 18, 2010
Merle Birks (nee Burgess) passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital on April 18, 2010 at the age of 82.
She is lovingly remembered by her husband of 56 years, Gil; son, Paul; daughter, Heather; nephews: John and Michael Ames and Richard Driscoll; and cousin Barbara Clark.
Merle was predeceased by son, Brian; granddaughter, Faith and sisters: Joan Driscoll and Mary Ames.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm at St. John the Divine Anglican Church, Courtenay with a reception following in the church hall.
Interment service to follow on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 11:00 AM in the Qualicum Beach Town Cemetery.
The family wishes to extend thanks to the nurses, staff and residents of St. Joseph’s Oceanview ECU for their care and support.
In lieu of flowers donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.