Violet Esther McGinnis, Age 59 of Topley, BC departed this life August 4, 2015 in the Burns Lake hospital after a long courageous battle with cancer. Violet was born April 22, 1956 in Northbay, Ontario to the late Lorne Charles Burkett and Rita Pearl Seymour Burkett. Her family moved to B.C. where Violet attended and graduated from Caledonia Senior Secondary School.
Violet was united in marriage to Bryce Carl McGinnis on April 24, 1976 in Terrace, BC. Three boys were born to this union. Preceded by her son Barry Carl McGinnis (80-81), she was survived by two sons, Nelson Mitchell McGinnis of Houston, BC and Trevor Bryce McGinnis of Lloydminster, AB. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren; Shanelle, Kelsi, Danielle and Courtney McGinnis. Lexi Whelan and Torren, Addley McGinnis. She was predeceased by brothers Lorne Jr., Johnny, and Thomas. Survived by brothers Stanley, Graham, Edward and sister Shirley.
You are very much loved and are going to be surely missed.
A Celebration of Life for Violet McGinnis will take place in 2016 with Family and Friends.