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Rodney John Wilson BURKE

September 8, 2013

BURKE, Rodney John Wilson

Rodney John Wilson Burke, 66, of Ladysmith BC, passed away on September 8, 2013 surrounded by loved ones at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC.

Rod was born on January 13, 1947 in Hamilton, New Zealand to Rupert and Muriel Burke. He enjoyed an outdoor lifestyle with boating, travelling and gatherings with family and his five grandchildren.

Predeceased by his parents and son Cameron Dale Burke. He is survived by his wife, Linda Kristine Falkingham; older brother Harley and spouse, and 2 nieces; son Andrew Burke and spouse; stepsons Richard, Matt and Chad Hulbert and their spouses; grandkids Josh, Joshua, Brandon, Kaylee and Chelsea; as well as many dear family and friends.

Arrangements are with Telford’s Burial and Cremation Centre in Ladysmith. Please join us in Rod’s Celebration of Life on September 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ladysmith Legion, Branch #171, 621 First Avenue, Ladysmith, B.C.

In lieu of flowers, donations to

“The Heart House B&B” in Victoria, BC. Donations can be made online to

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