Passed away in the early morning of July 5th 2023 at Fairhaven LTC with her husband and sister by her side.
Brenda fought a Courageous battle with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Brenda was born in Peterborough on April 4th 1962. She is survived by her Husband Dave. Daughter of June Simmons and Walter Simmons(deceased 2022) Sister to Elizabeth Burfield (Brian), and Walter. Loving Daughter-In-law to Ruth and Winston(deceased 2019).
Brenda was a loving Mother to Son Bryan(Alysha) and Stepmother to Shane(Erica) Jesse(Jen) and Kaitlynn(Ryan).
She was loved by her 8 grandchildren who lovingly called her “Grandma” Max, Hazel, Boston, Hailey, Olivia, Tenley, Emmy and Levi. They could always count on Grandma for a cuddle and a cookie. Brenda was a loving Aunt and Great Aunt to over 35 nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many cousins, Aunts an Uncles and will be missed by many Friends.
Brenda worked at Christian Horizons Group Home right up until her diagnosis. Her passion was always to help those who needed day to day help to make their lives a bit easier.
Dave and family would like to thank all the wonderful staff at PRHC on GABU and Fairhaven Riverside special care unit for all their devoted care to Brenda.
A Celebration of Life will take place at Ashburnham Funeral Home, 840 Armour Road, Peterborough on Sunday July 16th between 2 and 4pm.
All welcome to come and say goodbye to Our Beloved Brenda.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Fairhaven Long Term Care or the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated.