Peacefully at Q.H.C. Belleville General Hospital, on Friday, August 20, 2021, in her 65th year. Daughter of Lucy Burkitt and the late Harry Burkitt. Dear sister of Greg, Alan (Wendy Watkin), Jean (Peter Erglis), Nancy, Helen (Thi Nguyen), Barbara, MaryEllen (David Scott), Jennifer Lynn (Steven Buchanan), and Paul (Christina Lloyd). Predeceased by brother, Stephen Ellis Burkitt, and niece Theresa Gendron. Lovingly remembered by her aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. BJ was a vocal advocate for the many causes she believed in, such as “Save the Memorial”. The City of Belleville has lost a great fighter. A private Graveside Service will be held at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Frankford, on Tuesday, August 24th, 2021.
If desired, In lieu of flowers, donations to BGH OncologyDepartment https://bghf.ca/make-a-donationwould be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, Belleville (613-968-2273)
A Memorial Tree was planted for Betty
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Steele Funeral Home