Edna Paton

Edna Paton

July 27, 1926 January 11, 2021

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Obituary for Edna Opal Paton (Reynolds)

With sadness the family announces that Edna passed away peacefully at Groves Park Lodge in Renfrew, Ontario at the age of 94, on January 11, 2021. Predeceased by her husband Martin Paton, her son William Burgess, her parents Harold and Mary (MacGregor) Reynolds, as well as her siblings Donald (Orpha), Gordon (Marg), Archie (Arlie), David and Kathleen (Jack Flemming). Survived by her son Murray Burgess (Helen) as well as her daughter-in-law Gail Burgess all of Renfrew, also her sister Joyce (Ronald Hollywood) of Sharbot Lake, as well as her brothers Murray (Sharon) of Beansville, John (Diane) of Sharbot Lake. Edna adored her Grandchildren, Sandi (Stephan Laveault) of Smith Falls, Terri (Trevor Honigman) of Vernon, B.C., Robbie Burgess of Renfrew, and Andrew Burgess (Sylvie) of Ottawa. Great-Grandmother of Michael (Ashley) Laveault of Kingston, Kyle Laveault of Smith Falls, Meghan Townley of Vernon B.C., Fiona Burgess of Ottawa. She also has two Great-Great-Grandchildren, Dean and Evanly Laveault of Kingston.
Professional Services have been entrusted to the care of Zohr Family Funeral Home, Renfrew. A private celebration of life will be held in Crow Lake at a later date. Donations in memory of Edna may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada online at

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Fay O’Reilly

Dear Murray & Helen. I met Edna and you while working at GPL. She made me smile on many occasions and your generosity will always be remembered. Sending my sympathy to you on the loss of your Mom.
Comment | Posted at 07:56am via Condolence

HelenMurray Burgess

Thank you for your kind words. Edna enjoyed her time while there. It was the people like you made it so much easier for the families. You were very caring, thank you
Posted at 04:03pm


Will miss our little visits at Christmas. She might not have rembered who we were but enjoyed our visit just the same.
Comment | Posted at 07:31pm via Condolence

HelenMurray Burgess

Thank you Marilyn, your friendship meant a lot to her and us. Thinking of you at this time also. May your memories keep forever.
Posted at 04:09pm

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