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John Burleigh

Obituary of John Alan Howard Burleigh

Burleigh, John A.H. 1929-2022

Department of Highways (DHO) 1950-1985


Passed peacefully at home on June 30, 2022, after many years of cancer.

Loving Husband of Joan (nee Chumbley) for 65 years. Dear father of Andrew (Catherine) and Jeff, Poppa to Shane (Ashley) Calgary, Abbey & Lauren, Guelph, Great Poppa to Carson, McKinley and Scotlyn. Deeply missed by his sister Cynthia, Brother-in-law to Margaret Jones (Carl 2021) and Darlene Latchford (John 2009).

Predeceased by his parents Dr. H.C. Burleigh and Dorothy (Howard), Sister Diane McKinnon & twin brother Peter.


Special thanks to Dr. Naoum and the nurses of CBI.


A celebration of life will take place at James Reid Reception Centre, July 5, 2022,  from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM, 1900 Counter Blvd. Kingston, ON. (please enter by rear parking lot doors).

Burial at the Harrowsmith Cemetery at 2:00 PM.


In lieu of flowers donation to the Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre ( 8749 County Rd #2 Napanee, Ont. K7R 3L1


A Celebration of John's Life

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
James Reid Funeral Home Celebration Centre
1900 John Counter Blvd (entering from the rear parking lot doors)
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Please enter the funeral home from the rear parking lot doors

Burial to follow at the Harrowsmith Cemetery

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Harrowsmith Cemetery
4195 Colebrooke Road
Harrowsmith, Ontario, Canada