Linda Burk

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Service:

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November 13, 1952 – February 27, 2021

Linda Marie Burk, loving wife of Don Burk, dedicated mother of Tara (Jason) McKinnon and Niki Burk (Bryn Pearce), cherished nana of Lucas and Lincoln McKinnon passed away at home on February 27, 2021.

Loving daughter of Jean Connolly and Allan Connolly (predeceased in 2015), born in Fergus, Ontario, and devoted sister of Judy Sibinski, Charlotte Rose (predeceased in 1986) and Max (Debbie) Connolly.

Linda was devoted to God, her parish and her beloved family.  She enjoyed 35 years of country living on a small farm with her husband, family and friends, making years of fond memories.  In 2016 they moved into Blenheim to begin retirement living.

Thank you to Dr. Elashaal and all of the wonderful nursing staff at Windsor Regional Ouellette Campus.

Thank you to Dr. Kay, Dr. Schneider and all of the supportive staff at the Windsor Regional Cancer Clinic.

Thank you to Erie St. Clair LHIN support staff and to Care Partners.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society and Chatham Hospice would be appreciated.

A private family Mass will be held in St. Mary’s Church.

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Don & Family Our sincere condolences on the passing of Linda. She was a beautiful person. Cherish the memories. Bob & Heather

I’m so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. I remember babysitting when Nicole was only a couple of months old and I was so scared. Linda put at ease. She also always saved an oatmeal muffin for me in the cafeteria. Her smile was always so bright. My deepest condolences

I was so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. I remember growing up as neighbours in Cedar Springs. She was a warm and caring person who had a smile for everyone. My sincere sympathy to all the family.

So very sorry to hear of Linda's passing. We often had a chat after church. She will be missed by all. Sincere condolences to your family. Helen Hanak

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends that ever had the privilege of meeting Linda. Such a beautiful spirit- heaven has gained an angel, Rest in Peace Linda you will be truly missed and never forgotten-

I have wonderful memories of "Relay for Life" times shared with Linda as well as our frequent "meetings" at Tim's. Hope you are sharing your memories of such a happy and positive person as Linda. Elaine Warriner

Condolences from the Graves Families. Sorry for your loss.

Linda was such a lovely sprit!! We were truly blessed to have her in our lives. Sending Strength and Prayers

Jean, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time, Leaeleanor and I just wanted you to know that we are thinking of you.

Don I was saddened to hear of Linda's passing. It was a long and courageous time for you and your family and friends. Alice parker

Sending condolences to the Family of Don Burk. Keeping you in my Thoughts & Prayers. Sandee. ( Brian ). Chandler

Tara & Family So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all, during this difficult time. Cherish the memories and keep them close to your heart. Jeanette & Darren Steen

Don, Tara, Niki and family, We are so very sorry to hear about Linda. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. She was a beautiful person. Our sincere sympathy.

Sincere condolences. 🙏

Don and Families Our deepest Sympathies on Linda's Passing

Don, Tara, Niki and family, my deepest condolences to you. She had the grace, kindness and gentleness of a saint. We will miss her help and smile. She is with her heavenly family.

Our deepest sympathy to Don and the girls and Linda's family. May all your happy memories help you through this difficult time.

Niki so sorry for the loss of your mom. Thinking of you and your family. Thoughts and prayers. Our condolences. From Betty-Anne Osborne, Don Howe and David Osborne

Don Nicki Tara. My deepest condolences to all of you in the loss of wife mother and grandmother. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Sending all family and friends my condolences. Lots of fond memories of Linda.

Such sad news, my heartfelt condolences to Don and Family

Don, we are so sorry to read of Linda's passing and extend our sincerest sympathy to you and your family at this time of great sorrow.

Don and family, since the last time we spoke, you are in our thoughts at this difficult time.

Sending condolences to the entire Burk family on Linda's passing. May your memories bring you comfort now and in the times ahead.

Don and family, so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Our hearts and best thoughts are with you Don, Tara and Niki and families for the loss of a fabulous lady who was so loving, giving and caring. May your cherished memories of your wife and mom keep you strong through this difficult time.

We are so very sorry to read of Linda's passing. We had the honour of her friendship during our trip to Africa in 2009. Her courage and strength were amazing and we became fast friends. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.

So very sorry to hear of Linda s passing Don. Remember watching her bale straw with you and pick up stones, year after year. Such a great woman to have by your side. Mario and Lana

Our condolences Don, Niki, Tara. So sorry for your loss. Gord & Anne Hyndman

Our deepest condolences to you Don & the Connolly family-Rest in Paradise Linda 💖🙏

Sending my love Don,Tara,Nicky and family I will always cherish and never forget the memories of our friendship we had for many years❤ and the love for her family,so immense,that she will always be a guardian angel on every one of your shoulders.Rest in peace my dear sweet friend ,I am going to miss you.Until we meet again⚘

Don sorry to hear of Linda,s passing - my condolences to you and your family.

Dear Don and family, So sorry for your loss. Linda was a person of love and faith. Her heartfelt greeting and her infectious smile brought me much comfort as she administered the Holy Host during Mass. She was an inspiration in our prayer group and she will be deeply missed. Love, Betty DeBrouwer

Don, Tara & Niki We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Lance & Karen Falconer

Our sincerest condolences to you Don and Family. John Uher and Family

Our condolences to you Don and your family. So sorry for your loss!

Linda's love for her family, her faith, her kindness, her positive energy, her work ethic and beautiful smile will be just some of the things I will always remember about Linda. A beautiful person who will be missed by so many. My heartfelt condolences on your loss. Sue Birtch

My sympathies go our to entire Burk family. I work with Linda for many years at Copper Terrace and she was an amazing woman who always took the time to talk to everyone and shared her wisdom with all who knew her. RIP Linda.

To the Burk and Connolly families, our thoughts and sincere condolences as you grieve the loss of Linda.

Don and family... We are so sorry to hear of your loss of a beautiful wife and Mother, and Grandmother. Linda always had a kind word and a beautiful smile. Her suffering is over and she is now in God's arms. Blessings to all of you. Don and Anne

Don, Tara, Niki, Judy and families. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength. She will be greatly missed by so many who had the pleasure of knowing her. She attained many wonderful things in her life and I will always remember her soft and gentle demeanor, positive outlook, never-ending kindness and her amazing smile. Gone from our sight but she will never be forgotten.

Don, Nickie, Tara and family. I'm just reading through all these wonderful tributes. What more can be said other than it was a pleasure to know Linda, she was an amazing individual. Full of fun, laughter, I can still hear the sound of her laugh and her smile that lit up her face and was spread to everyone around her. Although her life was short, it was full of love and happiness, and strength. Her faith was strong and she was humble... we are saddened by her passing and are praying for you.

A most awesome lady. This world will be a less brilliant place without you in it. Prayers for the family as they travel this difficult path. Sandi & Marvin Turner.

Don & family, Judy & family, Max & family, Sorry to hear the news of Linda. May the wonderful memories help you in the days ahead. Sincerely, Lezlie Fenton

Don, Niki so sorry to hear about your loss. Linda was a wonderful individual. Our thoughts are with you. Sincerely Bob & Marlene Thompson

Don and Family Deepest condolences on the loss of Linda. She truly was a good person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very sad time. She is now your Guardian Angel.

We are saddened by the loss of a fabulous human being.And way too soon.This family is very dear to my heart....& know they will be hurting but know that it is better that Linda does NOT suffer any more....Wow, she sure put up a big fight.You will be missed so much Linda....RIP now.You have raised 2 wonderful girls & they have wonderful partners.They will take care of your dear Don,their awesome father, along with so many other family members & friends,which you two were blessed to have . Lots of Love to the whole family. Our sincere condolences,Ronny & Kelly VanHeesch

Don and family, we are sorry to learn of Linda’s passing. She had such a gentle and friendly manner. Our heartfelt sympathy on your loss.

So sorry to hear of Linda's passing. May all the great memories bring you all some peace in this time of sorrow. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

Don and family Sorry for your lost Rest in peace Lynda. Garry Papps.

Dear Don and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences to all ...

... Many memories made along the way - that’s just the kind of friend she was. Linda will always be remembered.

So very sorry to hear of your loss. What a wonderful person Linda was . She will sure be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lots of Love George and Jane Vandersluis

Our thoughts and prayers for you all . we send our condolences

Don, Tara, Niki and family's. Brad and I are so sorry to hear about Linda. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Always happy go lucky and will be missed by all. Hugs! Brad & Donna

Don and family, We are sorry to hear of Linda’s passing.You are in our prayers and thoughts at this sad time. Tony and Joan Bouw

Don Tara Niki & families so sorry for your loss. We were all blessed to have had Linda in our lives she was a beautiful soul & she will truly be missed. Sending hugs xoxo Wilma & Paul

Don and Families: So sorry for your loss. Linda was truly a beautiful lady in every way. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jim and Pam Prokop and families.

Don and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was a kind and caring lady and fun to be around . She will be greatly missed but never forgotten. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers .

Sending our deepest condolences Don and family.Linda, Gord Richmond

Our condolences to Don & family. Linda will be remembered fondly by many people. Hugs

Don and family, so sorry for your loss Linda has passed way too soon xo Army/Sheila

Can't remember a time that Linda didn't have a smile on her face when I met her at church or on her outdoor walks..she always looked at life with joy and happiness. Deepest sympathies with the family.. cherish all the happy times and memories.. Sincerely, Joanne and Peter Jones

So sorry for your loss💔. R.I.P Linda

We are so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.

I am sad to read of Linda's passing. Heaven has a plan for your beautiful Angel. RIP Linda.

Don & Family, Andrew & I are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Your cherished memories will bring comfort during this time as well. Hugs and lots of prayers Andrew & Tracey Lawrence

Don, Paul and I are so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Don and family, I am so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. My sincere sympathy to you all. As a new member of st. Mary's Church and a new Catholic, li da welcomed me into the fold, to studies in your home and in the Church.she was a wonderful, compassionate friend who really lived her faith. Rest in peace sweet friend.

Don and family, I am so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. My sincere sympathy to you all. As a new member of st. Mary's Church and a new Catholic, li da welcomed me into the fold, to studies in your home and in the Church.she was a wonderful, compassionate friend who really lived her faith. Rest in peace sweet friend.

Don & Family, We are sending prayers and wishes for comfort in your time of loss. We will remember Linda with love. With our heartfelt condolences, Frances, Edmund and Lisa Bleskie

Don, Tara, Niki, Judy and families. My heart is breaking. Just read all the messages. Linda was a beautiful lady inside and out. She will definitely be missed by many. I will never forget our many happy days growing up in Cedar Springs. Prayers with all of you as you go through the next few days and weeks. ❤️🤗🙏🏼

To Don and all,the family, so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Don, Tara and Niki; So very sad for your loss. Linda was one of a kind. She was a woman who I truly admired and respected. Her laughter was infectious. Her love and devotion to her family is something that I will always remember. Thinking of you all in the coming days and sending so much love.

We are sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Such a beautiful person inside and out. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

Don and family.....Please accept my deepest, heartfelt sympathy during this very difficult time. Linda was one of the most giving, genuine person that I have ever met. She always saw the good in others and gave to others each and every day. She was the ray of sunshine everywhere that she went. Knowing her was a privilege.

Don, Tara, Niki, Judy, Max, Laura and families, So sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Deepest sympathy from Cindy, Aaron & Bear.

We are so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing, she had such a beautiful smile, thinking of you at this difficult time.

Don and Family ,, Sending our deepest condolences to all of you during this difficult time. Keeping you in our Thoughts and Prayers . Charlie and Barb Cowell

My deepest condolences to Don and the family. Linda was a wonderful woman. RIP

My dear Don, Tara, Niki; Jean, Judy, Max and families. I'm sad to lose Linda, an important person in our lives. May God's loving arms surround you with comfort in this time of grief. In time, the memories she left us in our hearts will make us smile. She was an awesome friend. Sending you all HUGS, love & prayers

Don and family, my heartfelt condolences. I worked with Linda at Copper Terrace, such a beautiful person and always had an infectious smile. Rest in Peace Sweet Lady.

Don, Tara, Niki and families We are so very sorry for your sad loss. Linda was such a lovely kind lady with a big heart. I enjoyed working with her at the Blenheim Community Village. She had a smile for everyone. You are in our thoughts and prayers

Our sincere condolences go out to don and family at this difficult time linda was a beautiful person in every way she will always be remembered in our hearts.

I am sorry to hear of your loss. Heaven has gained an angel !!! John and linda

Uncle Don, Tara, Niki & family — sending our heartfelt condolences to you all during this difficult time. I will always remember Aunt Linda for her bright smile, warm hugs and a laugh that expressed pure happiness. She was a strong, caring woman. We are so thankful for her loving hospitality and creativity when it came to organizing and hosting family gatherings & reunions — she made many special memories for our families. I know she will be greatly missed by many. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

So sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. She was just a wonderful and friendly person. Peace be with you all.

Don & Family Dave & I are so sad to hear of Linda’s passing but I will always remember her beautiful smile & caring heart. May love surround you during this difficult time. Dave & Sue Robert.

Don, Tara, Niki and families .... I’m so sorry to hear about Linda. My thoughts are with you.

My sincere condolences Don & family. Can never forget her beautiful smile & her caring personality. Will miss our visits & wonderful lunches & outings. God has another beautiful angel. XOXO

Don and Family We are so sorry for your loss of a beautiful person She was one of a kind and will be missed more than words can say. Thoughts and prayers for all

Sorry for your loss......

So sorry for your loss, it has been an awful time with the restrictions that we could not enjoy each other's company at the Legion and playing shuffleboard. She was far too young but I guess God has another plan!

Such sad news. Sending heartfelt condolences to you Don, Tara, and Niki and families. My last memory was our bus trip with the senior centre to a play and our catch up conversation. Such a beautiful person in every way. Please hold those precious memories close to your heart.

Don, Tara & Niki. I am very sorry for your great loss. I worked with Linda at the Copper Terrace and only known her for a few years. Linda was a kind and loving lady and always had a smile . You are in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. RIP Linda.

Don and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Linda/Mike Lanz

Our deepest sympathy to Don, Tara, Niki and family for your loss. We will always remember Linda for her quick smile and wonderful sense of humor. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Don and family, So sorry to hear about Linda’s passing - she was a great lady and I was so honoured to get to know her through you and our work get-to-gathers. Cherish the many memories you have made over the years. Love and prayers to all. Debbie and Bob

Very sorry for your loss. The Burk family were lovely neighbours for many years.

Very sorry for your loss. The Burk family were lovely neighbours for many years.

Our heart aches for all of you. No words can express our sympathy.. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal -- Love leaves a memory no one can steal! Linda was loved by so many and has left beautiful memories! Praying for strength to carry you through. RIP Linda.

Don, Tara & Jason, Niki and family. We are so sorry for your great loss. Linda was such a kind hearted soul and we always enjoyed our chats with her. She was so proud of her family and will be missed by many. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Don and family Very sorry for your loss. Linda will be greatly missed in our shuffle group and our parish family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely Ted & Mary Ellen

We send our sincere condolences to entire family.

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with all the family at this time. Cherish your memories. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her...

Don, Tara & Niki. We are very sorry for your great loss. Linda always had a smile . You are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. RIP Linda.

Linda our paths crossed many times over the years and the most recent was at Shuffleboard where we enjoyed many games and laughs. We will miss you! Prayers go out to Don and your family. Sincerely, Linda & George Paling (Stonehouse)