It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the peaceful passing of our dear mother, Rose Marie Burke, age 76, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Baleine, Rose Marie was the daughter of the late Alex and Mary Rose (Lahey) Burke.
Rose Marie loved spending time with her grandchildren, enjoyed Sunday dinners with all the family and drives with her husband. She was a very kind women who was very giving to everyone around her.
Marie is survived by her husband, Brian Wadden Sr.; children, Denise (Andy) Stewart, Inverness and Brian Jr. (Loreen) Wadden, Sydney; precious grandchildren, Anna, Laura, Isaac and Myla; brother, Billy (Diane) Burke, Baleine, sister, Sadie (Glen) MacKinnon, St Catherines, ON; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Private Family Funeral Service to celebrate the life of Rose Marie Burke will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier in the All Faith Chapel with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment will take place in Stella Maris Parish Cemetery, Louisbourg. ‘Covid Protocols’ will be practiced at the service and for those unable to attend, ‘Live Streaming’ will be available on our website.
Donations in memory of Rose Marie may be made to The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
I am not truly gone
If you keep me in your heart.
I’ll forever be alive,
And we’ll never have to part
So sorry to hear of her passing. She was great for you Brian as you to her. Please accept my condolences.
From: Steve Forgeron
My sympathy on your great loss
From: Donna Burke & Earl Campbell
I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I was one of her von nurses. She was a beautiful person and your right……she was indeed kind, giving, the love radiated from her. My thoughts are with you all., she will be missed.
From: K Morrison
To the Family – Sorry for Your Loss, Embrace the memories
From: Debbie & Mike Mahon
My heart-felt condolances to the family, she will sorley be missed.
My condolences to all of the family. Marie was a beautiful person that wont be forgotten. Rest easy sweet Marie.
So sorry to hear of Marie’s passing. She was a very beautiful lady inside and out. She will be deeply missed.
I am truly sorry for your loss.We have all lost a great woman and she will be so missed by our family.My condolences to Brian Brian jr and Denise and family.God bless you
It has been many years since I saw Marie but I remember my visits to Baleine as a child and how nice she was to me as an older teenager.
So sorry, she was a great lady
So sorry to hear this, thinking of you all!
To you all this is such a loss. Marie was always a warm, wonderful person. She will be missed. Hugs to all.
So sorry to hear of Marie’s passing, our thoughts and Prayers go out to you all. She was such a fun loving beautiful lady. She will never be forgotten.
All my thoughts n prayers are with you all. God got another Angle. May Good Bless.
Deepest Sympathy to Brian and all the family. Hugs and Prayers for all
Our deepest condolences to all of Marie’s family members.I will remember her as being a very loving,chartitable lady who enjoyed having family around her and truly enjoyed giving of herself to those she knew well.I am certain she will be truly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Our deepest 🙏 sympathy for your loss . Heartfelt condolences to your family . Our thoughts and prayers are with you Brian and all your families.
Buddy and Natasha Massiah
Marie was one of the kindest person this world could ever ask for, she will be missed by everyone who knew her, god bless you Marie and rip.
I’m so sorry to hear this, it’s been years since I saw Aunt Marie, but I remember what a sweet and kind lady she was, my Mum and Dad always treasured their visits to her and Brian. Love and prayers to all.
Sorry to hear of your loss my condolences to the family
I haven’t seen aunt Marie since I was in my twenties, I will always remember the laughter Marie and Mom had around the kitchen table. Your mom’s welcoming smile, her warm hug, and her beautiful heart will be missed. I’m sincerely sorry for your loss, and I want you to know that you’re in my thoughts.
When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. Marie was such a wonderful lady and will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. May the memories you share help through the days ahead. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss of an amazing woman. Heaven needed another Angel and Marie was so PERFECT. PRayers for all
Our thoughts and prayers are with Marie’s family at this time. May she rest in peace.
A kind and loving soul has left us and she will surely be missed by all that new her….She was a beautiful person inside and out and a special friend to all …. My condolences to Brian Sr. , Denise and Brian Jr., her grandchildren and family…You are all in my thoughts and prayers………Heaven has truly gained another angel…..R.I.P. Marie…..
So sorry for the loss of your loved one . I met her a few times at Billy and Diane . She had a nice happy way RIP Marie Love and Prayers to all of you God Bless
Marie was kindest, generous and caring lady. She always put others before herself. Always had a smile and was ready for a laugh. I’ll miss our visits. My thought and prayers are with you all Brian, Little Brian, Denise and your families. Keep those memories close in your heart. I know Marie will be wanting us all to pay it forward ❤️
BRIAN and family sorry for your loss.
Brian our sincere condolences to you and your family. We have such fond memories of our visits to your place with mom and dad. Marie and your hospitality will always be remembered.
My sincere condolences to Brian and family. I have so many memories of Marie on my summer visits from Ontario to Baleine. A beautiful woman who will be missed. Cousin Carl
Billy, sorry for your loss of your sister!!!
Please accept my deepest condolences. God has called another of his children home to Him. May she be ever safe by His side.