FRASER, Elizabeth Jane (nee Burman), “Bubba“ - Peacefully on Friday, December 9, 2011 at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Liz, in her 63rd year, beloved wife and best friend to Douglas Fraser of Gould Lake. Loving mother of Michelle Fraser (Karl Hammer) and Jay Fraser. Devoted 'nama of Jack Hammer. Predeceased by her parents Jack and Eileen Burman and mother-in-law, Jean Fraser. Dear sister of Jack (Betty) Burman of Atlanta, Georgia. Missed dearly by father- in-law, Clarke Fraser and brother-in-law, Warren (Ginette) Fraser. Her nieces and nephews will remember her with fondness. Liz's family extends heartfelt appreciation to the staff at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital, Palliative Care Unit. Liz was a dedicated and treasured educator (retired in 2006) with the Limestone District School Board; a loyal supporter and organizer in the basketball community; and an avid gardener. Mom was and will continue to be an inspiration to her family and to all the lives she has touched. She will always be remembered for her infectious sense of humour, adventurous spirit, and her loving devotion to her family. In keeping with Liz's wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at ROBERT J. REID & SONS FUNERAL HOME, “The Chapel on the Corner“, 309 Johnson Street (at Barrie Street) on Thursday, December 15, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Gymnasium at Sydenham High School, on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Liz's memory to U. H. K. F. in support of St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital or the Cancer Centre of SE Ontario. 10876265
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with deepest sympathy
Posted by brent (friend of doug's) On Monday, January 16, 2012
Dear Doug and family,
Our sincerest condolances to you and your children Doug. We are so sorry for your loss. We didn't have the opportunity to meet her but it is obvious she touched many people's lives. She will not be forgotten. RIP Elizabeth.
With deepest sympathy
Posted by Marsha Brown (Mom of friends of Michelle and Jay.) On Thursday, December 15, 2011
So sad to hear of Liz's untimely passing. Although our paths haven't crossed for many years I often think of your family when I drive past your old house in Bayridge. Please accept our condolences. The Brown family, Marsha, Erin, Jeff, Mark and Chris
I n sympathy
Posted by Skip and Anita Moyst (Friend) On Thursday, December 15, 2011
So sorry to hear of liz's passing. Our Sympathy to Doug and the rest of the Fraser family
Our deepest sympathy
Posted by Ron & Nat Cotton (Aunt & Cousin to Bubba) On Thursday, December 15, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time
Auntie Alice Cotton, Cousin Ron & Wife Nat and family
Posted by Lessard Family (Friend) On Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Liz was a wonderful teacher, great sense of humor and a lovely person all round. She taught both my children at First Avenue Public School and will always be remembered for her patience, kindness and her great sense of humor! Our deepest condolences on your loss!
Jane, Ben and Jordie Lessard