Ernestine “Nesta” Burdus (nee Smith) passed away peacefully in Abbotsford on May 1, 2006 at the age of 93 years. She was born in Calgary, Alberta on April 12, 1913. Nesta is lovingly remembered by her daughter Bonny (Vaughan-Thomas) and her friend Gordon Rain. Granddaughters Debbie and her husband Rob Gottschalk of North Delta and Sandy and her husband Mark Bienge of Mission, BC and grandson Owen Vaughan-Thomas. Great grandchildren, Sarah, Andrea, Ryan, Bob, Mandy, Mattie, Ali, Owen and Raymond. Nesta was preÂdeceased by her husband Jack in 1975, one sister Teresa Duncan and one brother Charles Smith.
Funeral Services will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home on Saturday, May 6, 2006 at 2:00 pm with graveside service followÂing at Oceanview Cemetery in Burnaby at approx. 4:00 pm. Special thank you to Lynn and her staff at Menno Hospital in Abbotsford. Donations in Nesta’s name may be made to the ALS Society.
Henderson’s Funeral Home