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General News · 11th April 2019
Mercedes Grant
Celebration of Life for Broderick Gwayn Laine Burkhart-Thorne 'Sunshine the Leprechaun' April 15, 2007- March 28, 2019

Location // Gorge Harbour Resort, Fireside Patio {Gorge Hall, weather dependent}

Date // April 15, 2019

Time // 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Burkhart-Thorne family graciously requests your presence and support at a celebration for the life of Broderick Gwayn Laine.

Broderick was a bright, charismatic child who loved art, animals and making new friends. In the spirit of Broderick, this will be a celebration embracing all of the things that brought him joy. The family kindly requests that community members attending wear bright colours. Everyone is asked to bring a flower to participate in a ceremony to celebrate and ease Broderick’s transition from this world.

Potluck Details >>>

Broderick’s favourite foods were perogies and key lime pie. Gluten-free and sugar-free options appreciated.

This event is open to *all* members of the community. Children are welcome and there will be arts & craft activities. If people are so moved, they may speak, perform music, sing or show their appreciation in some way for Broderick and his family during an open-mic opportunity. Let us gather to support the Burkhart-Thorne family, and to celebrate the vibrant life of Broderick.

If you wish to support the family financially, please consider contributing to to the GoFundMe campaign here:

If you wish to support the family with a meal, please sign up here: