Rosanne (née Engel) Burdett
Rosanne Burdett of Waterloo, passed away peacefully at Innisfree Hospice, surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was in her 59th year.
Rosanne was the beloved wife of Ron Burdett for 36 years and the loving mother of Brent (Lindsey) Burdett, Brittany (Joe) Camilleri, Melissa Burdett and partner, Matt VanderGriendt. Rosanne will be greatly missed by her grandson and favourite baking buddy, Aiden Burdett.
Rosanne was the loving daughter of Marilyn Clark (née Bolger) and late father Gordon Engel. Rosanne will be deeply missed by her siblings: Sharon Engel, Tracy (Kamile) Abado, Paul (Deb) Engel and Susan (Ted) Atkinson. She was the dear sister-in-law of Jim (Kathy) Burdett, Marilyn (Frank) Gies, Barry (Deb) Burdett, and Bruce (Sharon) Burdett. Rosanne will be greatly missed by 19 nieces and nephews (and spouses) and 20 great-nieces and great-nephews as well as many dear friends.
Rosanne was extremely dedicated to her career. She held many administrative positions with TD Canada Trust and later worked as an outplacement consultant with Optimum Talent.
Rosanne will be deeply missed and forever remembered for her positive spirit, generous heart, sense of humour and incredible strength.
A private interment for family will be held at the Brussels Cemetery. A celebration of Rosanne’s life will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Brussels Branch 218, Brussels. In honour of Rosanne’s love for colour and her expressed wishes, the family asks that attendees dress in bright colours to celebrate her optimistic outlook on life.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Lisaard House and Innisfree House (Hospice). Messages and condolences may be left at www.tricitycremations.com.