Marj Burley

1952 - 2022

Marjorie “Marj” Burley – after a valiant battle with cancer, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her Stokes Bay home on Monday September 19, 2022. Marjorie Clara Burley (nee Smith) at the age of 70 years. Devoted wife of David for 48 years. Dear mother of Michella Burley (husband Dale Denis), of Simcoe, and Derrick Burley (partner April Anderson), of Lion’s Head. Cherished grandmother of Jordyn Burley-Denis, Ashley Burley-Denis, Jasmyn Burley-Denis, Riley Anderson-Burley, and Ryder Anderson-Burley. Sister of Adele Kyle, Mabel Krow (late Fleming), Norma (husband Gail Brinkman), Betty (husband Walter Crow), Roger Smith (wife Marion), and Ron Smith (wife Daphne); and sister-in-law of John Burley, Lou Burley (wife Pam), Russel Burley, and Leisha Heuhn. Sadly missed by her mother-in-law, Peggy Burley (late Russel); and by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Clara; brothers, Ted Smith (wife Leslie); brothers-in-law, James Burley (wife Laurie), and Tommy Burley; and sister-in-law Doll Burley. Family invite friends to gather with them for a Celebration of Life for Marj at the Stokes Bay Community Centre on Saturday September 24, 2022 from 10 AM to 12 PM. Arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Condolences may be expressed online at

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