It is with great sadness that the family of David Eugine Bursey announce his passing at his home in Tamworth on Monday, November 9th, 2020 at the age of 82 years. David will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 27 years, Fern Nicholson-Bursey (nee York), and his children, David Jr. (Christina) and Donnie (Jennifer). Proud Grandad to Taylor, Emily (Matt), Cara, Carter, Miranda, Angelina, Courtney, Shannon, Kross, and Dylan. Predeceased by his parents, Pastors Frank and Hazel Bursey and brother Elmer. David is survived by his brother Arnold and by his sister Ada. After three distinguished careers, David spent his years in Tamworth tending to his gardens, feeding the animals, and welcoming all visitors. David was beloved by many and will be remembered for his distinctive beard, warm heart, and storytelling. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Hannah Funeral Home in Tamworth on Sunday, November 15 starting at 2:00 p.m. with Words of Remembrance at 3:00 p.m. In keeping with health guidelines, please wear a mask and social distance, maximum numbers at any one time regulated by funeral staff for everyone’s safety. The service will be live streamed by accessing our website just prior to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday and anytime thereafter. Memorial donations made to the Ontario SPCA Lennox and Addington Branch would be appreciated by his family.
Click on the video link below between 2:50 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to view the live stream of the service. A recording of the service can be viewed at any time following the service by also clicking on the video link.
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Ontario SPCA Lennox & Addington Branch
156 Richmond Blvd., Napanee ON K7R 3Z9