Feature photo: Liam Norris


Evelyn Burpee (Ewie, Eve, Miss Con) Constantine (Daughter of  621 Major General Charles Francis Constantine – 11th RMC Commandant )

CONSTANTINE, Evelyn Burpee (Ewie, Eve, Miss Con) – July 12, 1922 – March 19, 2018 Daughter of Marie Gladys Carruthers and Major General Charles Francis Constantine. Predeceased by sisters Frances Doone Hamilton and Anne Elizabeth Ginn. Survived by eight nieces and nephews and too many cousins to count. Girl Guide, Ranger, Volunteer, Veteran, curler, sailor, chicken farmer, kind and patient teacher of many practical things including how to love a storm, how to laugh, how to shoe a horse and how to fix a leaky roof. Ewie spent her life caring for others and for her beloved Carruthers Point Girl Guide Camp. She adored and was adored by a series of unruly dogs, and she was loved and appreciated by many humans for her steady reliable presence and for simply doing things most women of the time didn’t try. Many thanks to the caring staff on Montreal 5 at Providence Manor. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Kingston Trefoil Guild Scholarship Fund, the Humane Society or Providence Manor. A funeral service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 10 Union Street, Kingston on Friday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements entrusted with Robert J. Reid & Sons Funeral Home. 1

One Comment

  • L. Larsen

    March 26, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    A BZ to Eliza Bruce….she gets it!

    The list of Colonels/Captains(N). WOW! Considering that this only includes those who were promoted, transferred or retired (which would be about 30-35% of those at that rank)I wonder if we actually have any people actually doing the work??