Mary Burns, Dutch Brook

Mary Alice Burns, Dutch Brook

1958 - 2019

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Obituary of Mary Alice Burns, Dutch Brook

Mary Alice (Langer) Burns

Dutch Brook


It is with broken hearts that we the family of Mary Alice Burns announce her passing at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, on May 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in New Waterford she was the daughter of Renee (Feit), (John James MacLeod) and the late Frederick Langer.

Mary worked at CBU for the commissioner’s and then worked at Celtic Court for seven years. She enjoyed going to the beach and also loved fishing. Mary was known to have a huge heart and enjoyed being around family and friends.

Mary is survived by her companion and soul mate, Tom Bennett; daughters, April, Debbie (Dan), Susie (Glen) and son, Chuck; brother, Billy; grandchildren, Shante, Dylan, Justin, Devin, Alexander, Hailey, Nathaniel, William, Kiahna, Marlee, Annika. She also survived by many nieces, nephews and many loving friends.

Besides her father, she was predeceased by her husband, Mick Burns; brothers, Freddy and Kevin ‘Nipper’ Langer

Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday May 21,2019 at 2 pm in V. J. McGillivray Funeral Home ,380 Smith Street, New Waterford with deacon Leo Penny officiating.

Interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, River Ryan. Luncheon to follow in the funeral home.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Patient Care Fund.

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Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
V.J McGillivray Funeral Homes - New Waterford Location
380 Smith Street
New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada