Sheila Maude Burke

Burke, Sheila

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Mom, Sheila Burke.  Mom passed away peacefully with family by her side in hospital on Saturday, June 18th, 2022.  Sheila was a devoted mother of 5 children, Bonnie (Lars) Hansen, James (Sherry) Burke, Debbie Burke, Dave (Caitlin) Burke and Kevin Burke.  She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Kelsey and Lucas, Micaela and Mason, Adam and Mathew, Irene, Emma and Abby. She is survived by her siblings Fred (Barb) Akey, Ray Akey and Donna Salmond.  Sheila was predeceased by her parents Gerald and Viola (Tryon) Akey and her brother-in-law Gerald Salmond. She was a devoted PSW at Lanark Lodge for over 20 years and the Maples held a special place in her heart.  Mom also enjoyed the Legion Ladies Auxillary.  She will be missed by nieces, nephews, cousins, many long time friends and will be dearly missed by her dog Daisy. Services will be held privately for the family.  In remembrance of Sheila, contributions to the Ladies Auxillary Branch 244 Perth, Ontario would be appreciated.  Arrangements are in the care of Blair & Son Funeral Directors, Perth.