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Jane Frances Myrna (Mechefske) Burns

November 7, 2020

Death announcement

BURNS, Jane (née Mechefske)

Unexpectedly, at her home in North Bay, on Saturday, November 7, 2020. She was 65 years old. Jane was predeceased by her husbands Raymond Burns (1945-1997) and Ivan Brown (1943-2006). She was the beloved mother of Leigh-Ann Burns of North Bay, Donna Burns (Patti) of Trout Creek and Jo-Ellen Whiting (Doug) of Trenton. Grandma will be lovingly remembered by Rayne Piercy of North Bay. Jane was the dear sister of Bill Mechefske of Sturgeon Falls, Chris Mechefske (Lindy) of Kingston, Peter Mechefske (Bernice) of Trout Creek, Andy Lang (Dolly) of Trout Creek and the late Belinda Young (late Cletus). She was predeceased by her parents Margaret (Lang) and Ken Mechefske. Cremation has taken place. Private family service only. A celebration of Jane’s life will be announced at a later date. Should you wish to make a donation in memory of Jane, All Heart Pet Rescue in Powassan is suggested. To leave a message of support for the family, for assistance in making a donation, or for more information, please go to or call PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan at (705) 724-2024.

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Celebration of Life to be announced at a later date


Forest Lawn Crematorium

North Bay, ON

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