BURNS, Peter Kirley - While surrounded by his loving family, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in his 87th year.
Peter was retired from Oshawa Public Utilities from his position as Director of Line Operations.
Son of the late Leo and Ursula Burns, formerly of Lindsay, Ontario. Beloved spouse and dance partner of Wilma Hyland and predeceased by his wife Alma Marie Staples (2002).
Proud father of Anne Marie LeVon (Mike), Leo (Thuy Nguyen) and Anthony (Heidi).
Grandfather of Jamie LeVon (Heather), Mike LeVon (Lindsay Allward) and Megan and Kara Burns. Great grandfather of Kiera, Lauren, and Jack.
Brother of Ross, Pat (Pauline), Larry (Nancy), Judy Jewell (Gord predeceased), Pauline Stanley (Bev), Carol (Sam) and predeceased by his sisters Sheila, Mary, Rosalie Scott (Ernie) and by his brothers Allan (Blanche) and Bill (surviving spouse Sandra Burns).
Dad lived his life by advice given to him by his father: "Always do at least one act of kindness for someone each day".
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the STODDART FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 24 Mill St., Lindsay K9V 2L1 (705-324-3205) on Friday, July 21st from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 P.M. Parish prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Friday evening at 7:00 P.M.
Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Saturday, July 22nd from 10:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M., and then to St. Mary's Church, Lindsay for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M.
Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Lindsay and a funeral reception will follow at The Masonic Lodge Hall in Lindsay.
If desired, memorial donations to the Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes or the St. Mary's Church Restoration Fund would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences may be directed to stoddartfuneralhome.com.