A resident of Chatham, Elsie Valetta Wigle (Burgess), suddenly passed away at her residence on Thursday, September 5, 2013. Born in DerehamTownship 86 years ago, daughter of the late Harley & Kathalene Atwood. Beloved wife of the late Jack Burgess (1973). Loving mother to Robert (Sheila) Burgess of Bracebridge, James (Rose Ann) Burgess of Kent Bridge, step-mother to Robert (Geraldine) Wygle of Manitoba, and Darren (Lilly) Wigle of Chatham. Missed by her grandchildren Alexander (Leah), Ian (Kelly), and Adam. Sister to Fern Hutchinson of Ingersoll, Elva Stroud of Burlington, and the late Leota Scott. Elsie was recently recognized with the Seniors Achievement Award for her charitable activities at St. Andrew’s Residence and Outreach for Hunger. She had a successful career culminating at CIBC Chatham until her retirement when she became an avid traveller and golfer. She enjoyed spending time with friends and attending concerts. Elsie was a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church and The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 185 Blenheim. Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Sunday from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations in memory of Elsie Wigle to St. Andrew’s Residence Hospice, O.S.P.C.A Chatham-Kent, or Outreach for Hunger would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.