Robert Vaughan McBurnie

March 9, 1925December 28, 2015

McBURNIE, Robert (WWII Veteran, Member of the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 637, Royal Canadian Naval Association and the Masonic Lodge) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, December 28th, 2015, at 90 years of age. Beloved husband of Doreen for 65 years. Cherished father of Robyn, Dan, the late Norman and Doug. Loving grandfather of Jessica and Derek, Virginia and Phillip, Greg and the late Rob. Predeceased by his sister Kay Paddon. He will be fondly remembered by his extended family and many friends. Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, January 6th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral Service, Royal Canadian Naval Association and Royal Canadian Legion Services will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, January 7th at 1:00 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 6, 2016
  • Visitation Wednesday, January 6, 2016
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 7, 2016


Robert Vaughan McBurnie

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William Holroyd

January 7, 2016

Fair winds and following seas my friend and shipmate.
W J Holroyd President O.N.V.C

January 6, 2016

Our sympathy to the family of Mr. McBurnie. May your memories bring you comfort in the coming days. With deep sympathy, Thomas and Gudrun Wieland

December 30, 2015

We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Our thought are with the entire family and love and peace & Sympathey to everyone. David & Gloria O'Flynn