BOURNE, Edward Austin – Peacefully in his sleep at the age of 92 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Friday July 27, 2012. Born in 1920 in Nelson, B.C. Son of the late Clement Spencer Bourne and Violet (Snell). Assistant director of Engineering Economics atBellCanada. Retired after 34 years. Graduate of the UBC Electrical Engineering class of ’43 after receiving Consolidated Mining and Smelting scholarship. WWII veteran, lieutenant Signal Corps, 3 years. Dear husband of Marie Janet (nee West) for 63 years. Loving father of Myra Janet Bourne (Ray Hirvonen) and the late Robert Edward Bourne. Proud grandfather of Megan Jane Murray (Jarred Picher) and great grandchildren Kai and Chloe. He is also survived by his nephew John Hand and niece Mary Louise Alain (Chuck). He was predeceased by his sister Dorothy Hand. A special thank you toQueenston Placefor their wonderful care and GNGH, particularly Dr. Raizman. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.

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