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Born: Dec 06, 1931

Date of Passing: Aug 08, 2022

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It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Daphne Louise Burns on August 8, 2022.
Daphne was born at home in Winnipeg on December 6, 1931, to the late Kenneth and Eva Burns. Daphne was predeceased by her parents, her brother Kenneth in 1997, her sister Joyce in 2002 and her sister Carol in 2010.
Daphne enjoyed travel with her sister Carol. They took several trips to Europe including a cruise of the Greek Islands, as well as many holidays in Barbados. Daphne liked to golf and was a member at Breezy Bend Country Club. She was a longtime supporter of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, and a member of the Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg. Daphne was also a lifelong member of Westminster United Church.
Many thanks to the staff at Charleswood Care Centre, where she spent her last two years.
As per Daphne's wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial reception will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday August 21, at Thomson Funeral Home, 669 Broadway. Interment will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 26 at Brookside Cemetery, 3001 Notre Dame Avenue.
If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made in Daphne's name to the Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 1A5.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 13, 2022

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • Tears welled when announcing your passing in church. A good friend and loving connection to taxi, she called We chatted, and always enjoyed your company. You will be missed. - Posted by: Dawn Beirnes (Westminster Choir Member and Taxi caller for church) on: Aug 17, 2022

  • Daphne had such a winning smile! It was always a pleasure to connect with her at church . She is missed by her church family . - Posted by: Shannon macfarlane (Westminster Church member ) on: Aug 16, 2022

  • I was very sorry to hear of Daphne's passing. She was very dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilies and always kind to her coworkers - Posted by: Mike Forbes (Coworker) on: Aug 13, 2022

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