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Date of Passing: Jun 18, 2021

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Rita Shu Foon Lee died June 18, 2021 at the Boyne Lodge in Carman, Manitoba. She is survived by her husband Paul Burgoyne of Roseisle, Manitoba; her sister Mary Shu Fong Lee of Calgary; her brothers, Wee-Kee Lee (Rosemary) and Kee-Lep Lee (Jane) of Edmonton; her sister-in-law Yew-Gee Lee of Calgary.
She was predeceased by her parents and her brother Wee-Lep Lee, who promised to be waiting for Rita at the gate of Heaven to greet her when she arrives.
She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Gyn Gyn Lee (Craig Rosenberg) of Edmonton, Ying Ying Lee of Sydney, Australia, Jonathan Lee (Katie), Kevin Lee (Vicky) and Michael Lee all of Edmonton; Dana Lee (Keary Murphy) and Darren Lee of Calgary.
Rita is also survived by Paul's family, sisters, Flavia Giles (Dale), Josie Walkden (Wayne Copeland) and brother Peter Burgoyne (Karen) all of Winnipeg.
Thank you to the nurses and staff at the Boyne Lodge for the exceptional care provided to Rita.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Rita's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Manitoba.
Following COVID protocols, funeral mass with limited attendance will be celebrated at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Carman, Manitoba on June 25, 2021. Father Mario Veloso officiating. Burial will take place at the Carman Catholic Cemetery.

God has written you in the palm of His hand.
He loves you! You are His!
"So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away;
see, everything has become new!" 2 Cor 5: 17

Doyle's Funeral Home
in care of arrangements.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 26, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • We am so sorry to learn of Rita's passing, and offer our condolences to Paul. It has been a few years, Paul, since we last saw you and Rita, but we will always remember the warmth and love that passed between the two of you. You have always been a good man, and Rita made you even better. May God bless you, my friend, and may Rita's spirit live on in those who knew her best. Rest in peace, Rita. Herman and Karen - Posted by: Herman de Vries (friend) on: Jun 26, 2021

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