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COWAN, Robert Jardine
(1882-1937)
ARDON, Eliza Ann
(1889-1965)
COWAN, Emily
(1915-2003)

 

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BURWASH, Malcolm Edward

COWAN, Emily 1

  • Born: 28 Sep 1915, Basswood, Westman, Manitoba, Canada 1 2
  • Marriage: BURWASH, Malcolm Edward
  • Died: 5 Jan 2003, Niagara Falls, Welland, Ontario, Canada aged 87 1 2 3
  • Buried: 10 Jan 2003, Fonthill, Welland, Ontario, Canada 2 3
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bullet  Burial Notes:

She is buried at Pelham Cemetery.

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bullet  Facts and details for :

She lived in Marquette, Woodlands, Manitoba, Canada in 1916-1921. 4 5

She lived at 211 Amherst Street in Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1949. 6

She lived at 680 Broadview Ave. In Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada in 1957-1968. 7 8 9 10

Her obituary was published in the Ottawa Citizen on 7 Jan 2003 in Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada. It read as follows:

BURWASH, Emily Died peacefully after a brief illness, on Sunday, January 5, 2003 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 58 years, Malcolm Edward Burwash (1999). Loving mother of Hazel Ann Blew (Douglas) of Niagara Falls, Ontario and Joan Lowry (Randall) of Woodstock, Ontario. Proud grandmother of Laura Blew (Charles Flaherty), Barbara Blew (Ronald Delanghe), Brian Blew, Pamela Duncan (George Ardies), Emily Duncan, Jeffrey Lowry and Sarah Lowry. Great-grandmother of Michael, Sarah, Jacob and David Flaherty and Brooke, Ben and Claire Delanghe. Emily was born on a farm in Carberry, Manitoba, the eldes daughter of Robert Jardine Cowan and Eliza Ann Ardron. She is survived by two younger sisters Hazel McNaught and Pearl English and was predeceased by two older brothers Alvin and Leonard Cowan. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Winnipeg General Hospital and became a flight attendant during the early days of passenger service with Trans Canada Airlines (Air Canada), where she met her husband Malcolm. Later transfers took them to Toronto, Winnipeg and Ottawa where they raised their family. After Malcolm's retirement in 1973 they travelled in Canada, United States and other countries from their home in Fonthill. Emily's positive approach to life, her strength, humour and commitment to others was an inspiration to her family and friends, who loved her dearly. The family will receive friends at the JAMES L. PEDLAR FUNERAL HOME - DIXON CHAPEL, 1292 Pelham Street, Fonthill on Friday, January 10, 2003 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at which time a Memorial Service will be conducted in the Chapel, followed by a reception at Fonthill United Church at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Fonthill United Church, Greater Niagara General Hospital or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.


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Emily married Malcolm Edward BURWASH, son of Dr. Byron Rayleigh BURWASH and Esther Lena May McBRIDE. (Malcolm Edward BURWASH was born on 7 Nov 1915 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada,2 11 12 died on 6 Oct 1999 in Fonthill, Welland, Ontario, Canada 2 12 and was buried in Fonthill, Welland, Ontario, Canada 2.)


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Sources


1 Family Tree, Barrett 2011 Family Tree: http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/25999191/person/1758712440.

2 Canadian Headstones, digital images (http://www.canadianheadstones.com/ : accessed 27 May 2014), Malcolm E. and Emily C. Burwash.

3 Obituary, Emily Burwash.

4 database, Census - Canada - 1916 - Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta(accessed 23 Sep 2012), Robert Cowan and family; Manitoba > Marquette > 02 > 24.

5 1921 census of Canada, Manitoba, district 30, sub-district 7, Marquette, p. 9, dwelling 84, family 84; RG 31; digital images.

6 Canada, Malcolm E. and Emily Burwash; digital images, "Manitoba, Selkirk, 1949," Canada Voters Lists, 1935-1980(accessed 27 May 2014).

7 Canada, Malcolm E. and Emily Burwash; digital images, "Ontario, Carleton, 1957," Canada Voters Lists, 1935-1980(accessed 27 May 2014).

8 Canada, Malcolm E. and Emily Burwash; digital images, "Ontario, Carleton, 1963," Canada Voters Lists, 1935-1980(accessed 27 May 2014).

9 Canada, Malcolm E. and Emily Burwash; digital images, "Ontario, Carleton, 1965," Canada Voters Lists, 1935-1980(accessed 27 May 2014).

10 Canada, Malcolm E. and Emily Burwash; digital images, "Ontario, Ottawa-West, 1968," Canada Voters Lists, 1935-1980(accessed 27 May 2014).

11 database, Census - Canada - 1916 - Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta(accessed 18 Apr 2012), Byron Burwash and family; Saskatchewan > Last Mountain > 11 > 5.

12 Family Tree, Barrett 2011 Family Tree: http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/25999191/person/1758712441.