Sorley, Beverley webSORLEY, Beverley Ann (nee Burberry) – It is with great sadness that we announce Bev’s passing with her family by her side on Monday June 9, 2014, 4 days before her 84th birthday.  Beloved wife of the late William (2007).  Cherished mother of Barb (Alex) Swift, Elaine Ellison (Al Phillips) and Karen Sorley (Bryan Jones).  Adored Gram of Matthew (Kim) Swift, Leanne (Mark) Antonelli and very special Grammy of Kaitlyn and Brayden Jones.  Loving Great-Grammy of Riley and Colten Swift and August Antonelli.  Survived by her siblings Louise (Tom) Buchanan, Larry Burberry and Roger (Sue) Burberry.  Sister-in-law of MaryLou Burberry (the late Robert), Judie Burberry, Peter (Isobel) Sorley.  Predeceased by her parents Tom and Ann Burberry, her twin sister Barbara Gill (the late John) and sister-in-law Betty Madden.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Bev worked for Bell Canada as an operator for many years until her retirement in 1993.  Bev will be remembered by her many special friends and was always willing to help those in need.  Special thanks are extended to Dr. Dec and Dr. Faulhaber for their dedication and concern. We would also like to thank the staff of Trillium for their wonderful care, compassion and support during our mom’s lengthy stay.

Cremation has taken place.  Bev’s family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME 5917 Main Street, on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning at 11 o’clock.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Niagara Humane Society or Project Share.

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