The Cape Breton Highlanders
Alexander (Alex) James Burchell

Alexander (Alex) Burchell - 76

Alexander (Alex) Burchell, 76, of 41 Morrison St. and formerly Nelsons Lane, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2001, at the Glace Bay Health Care Complex.

Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Ernest and Annie (MacDonald) Burchell.

Alex was a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Glace Bay. Alex served overseas with the Cape Breton Highlanders in the Second World War, he was a life member of the John Bernard Croak Royal Canadian Legion Branch 3 and the Glace Bay Pensioners Club and he worked with the Dominion Coal Co. until he retired in 1957.

Alex is survived by Sheila, Robyn and Taylor, Glace Ray, with whom he resided; brothers Howard, Glace Bay, Arthur 'Peg', Sarnia, Ont., Leonard, Halifax, and also by a number of nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by brothers, Patty, Joe, Danny, Jack,- Willy, Robert (Tunney), Ernie and sister, Margaret