Wes Burchell

Born: Thu., Oct. 21, 1937
Died: Sat., Mar. 13, 2021


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Robert Wesley Burchell
Sydney Mines

We regret to announce the peaceful passing of Wes Burchell, age 83, of Sydney Mines, on Saturday, March 13th, 2021, surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Sydney Mines on Oct 21, 1937, Wes was the son of the late Harris and Ruth (Gillis) Burchell.
Wes was a devoted employee of Devco before retiring to spend time with his loving wife Sheila. They enjoyed travelling and spending most of their time with friends and family. Wes would spend his days taking care of his vehicles and offering his help to his neighbours.
Wes will be sadly missed by his son Paul (Alice) of Beaver Bank; grandchildren Jennifer (Lee) and Robert (Nicole); great grandchildren Hayden and Gavin; brothers David (Patty), Wayne (Alice) and Lorn (Ethel) as well as his nieces, nephews and all of his extended family.
Besides his parents, Wes was predeceased by his wife Sheila, and sister Gwen.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions an outdoor service will be held in Sydney Mines in the spring.
Wes' family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the caring staff at Northwood Bedford.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia. Words of comfort may be forwarded to his family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com

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Bev Goodwin Campbell
   Posted Mon March 15, 2021
So very sorry to hear of Wes’ passing. I have known Wes since I was very young. Harris and Ruth were very good friends of my parents. My mom and brothers would go with Wes and Sheila to Toronto for many summers. I always enjoyed my visits with the Burchell family.

Sandy and Agnes Scott
   Posted Tue March 16, 2021
Burchell Famlies . Sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

Edward and Sally Fraser
   Posted Tue March 16, 2021
So sorry for your loss,Wes was a great person.

Peter and Catherine Dib & family
   Posted Tue March 16, 2021
Our deepest sympathies to the Burchell family upon hearing the news of Wes’s passing. Wes was a lovely person, always there to lend a helping hand. We have so many fun memories of spending time with Sheila and Wes and miss them deeply. They always made us laugh and we’re very dear to us. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Love from Peter, Catherine and all the girls!

Doris Clarkson
   Posted Tue March 16, 2021
So sorry to hear of Wes’s passing. Wes was a very kind and caring soul. May God give you you the strength you need at this most difficult time. Thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this time. RIP Wes.

barry vallis
   Posted Tue March 16, 2021
Sorry to hear about your Dad Paul. Take care.

Eileen MacKinnon
   Posted Tue March 16, 2021
To Wes's Family and Friends:

I am saddened to read of Wes's passing. I remember him as a wonderful Christian and such a Godly man. He was not a man to preach but his love for people would shine through in his speech and his caring. I will always remember him and his beautiful wife Sheila. Today they are reunited and sharing a banquet table in heaven while looking into the face of Jesus. RIP dear Wes.

Anne & Russell MacDonald
   Posted Wed March 17, 2021
Wayne & family,
We are sorry to read of Wes’ passing. May his soul Rest In Peace.
Anne & Russell

Carole and John lovell Boularderie groves Point
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
We are sorry to hear of WessiePassing he was such a nice man Alice and Paul we are her for you both if you need us uncle John And aunt Carole xo to you and all the rest May GOD Bless you all

Rita Martin
   Posted Mon March 22, 2021
To Wes's Family
I was very sorry to hear of Wessy's passing. So many memories of him and my Dad Louie. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. Please take care.
Rita (Marinelli) Martin

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