Burnett, Drew Cevens
BURNETT, Drew - of Wooler, Ontario. Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at the age of 77. Born June 26, 1939 in Scotland, Drew came to Canada with his family as a young boy, but maintained great pride in his Scottish heritage. Drew is predeceased by his parents William and Anne, and his treasured aunt, Jean Carson. Drew was a devoted husband to Gail (Peters), his wife of 49 years; proud father to Andrea Coon (Michael) of Trenton and Kim of Ottawa; grandfather to Michelle Pinter and Crystal Parent; and “Poppa Drew” to Hayden, Reign, Talon, Tyson, Alex and Brody. Drew is also survived by his brother Brian (Ruth) of Milton, several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Drew was a dedicated public servant in Ottawa for over thirty years and loved sailing, dancing, photography, trivia and crosswords. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church, Glen Miller, 770 Trenton-Frankford Road, Quinte West, Ontario. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements under the direction of the FRANKFORD FUNERAL CHAPEL, 40 North Trent Street, Frankford (613-398-6400). On-line condolences at www.rushnellfamilyservices.com
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