Della Jean Burrell

September 3, 2020
We are sad to announce the passing of Della, loving wife to Jim, mother to Bruce (Lori) and Ron, grandmother to Amanda (Greg), Courtney (Manuel) and great grandmother to Easton, Emmett and Luna. Della was born in Eastend, SK.
After high school attended business school at St. Anne’s Academy in Victoria, where she met and married Jim of 68 years. After Jim left the Navy they returned to Sask., operating a dry cleaners in Eastend and Shaunavon until returning to BC in 1972.
Della was employed at 2nd Look Studio & Hudson Bay in cosmetics. Della loved dancing. Della & Jim instructed social ballroom & Latin at Bowen Park. They were charter members of the Nanaimo ballroom dance society. Meeting & making many friendships.
They enjoyed travelling, back to the prairies, Palm Springs, Hawaii and also cruising. Grandchildren & great grandchildren where so special and loved. Della was predeceased by Father Alfred, Mother Bertie, Sisters Helen Ethel and Brother William.
At Della’s request there will be no service.


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