Hugh William Burrows


August 5, 1919 – September 9, 2009Hugh passed away peacefully, in Nanaimo Regional Hospital, after a short illness.

He was in his 90th year. He was pre-deceased by his brother Orville, his twin sister Hazel, and his wife of 62 years, Virginia. He is survived by his son Don Burrows (Mavis), grandson Jason, grand-daughter Christine Hildebrand (Mike), and great-grandson Nolan Hildebrand. He will also be missed by his good friend, Doris Mc Taggart, all the band-members that remember his talent on the trumpet.

A memorial service and tea will be held September 19th, at 10:30 am at St. Columbia Presbyterian Church, 921 Wembley, French Creek. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nanaimo Hospital Foundation, in Hugh’s name.