Virginia Lee Burr
1944 ∼ 2017
Virginia Lee Burr, 72, lifelong resident of East Bridgewater died peacefully, at home, on June 2, 2017. Virginia was the loving daughter of Virginia (Snow) Taylor of Brockton and the late Gordon Taylor.
She grew up in East Bridgewater and was a graduate of East Bridgewater High School, Class of 62 and later studied psychology at Harvard University. Virginia, also known as Ginne, was a dedicated homemaker who loved her children! She was intelligent, talented, and funny. Ginne excelled in writing, drawing, and music. As a young woman, she had a beautiful singing voice and was able to play the clarinet, flute, and bassoon. She was a phenomenal cook at home and thoroughly enjoyed making meals, hosting holidays, and preparing foods for family parties. Over the years, Ginne enjoyed working and cooking at various restaurants such as The Toll House, Hugo's Lighthouse, and McMenamy's.
To relax she would take her kids, and their friends, to Whitehorse Beach, dine out, knit, garden, and take pictures of her family. Ginne filled her home with love and that extended to the many animals she had over the years, but she especially loved dogs.
Ginne was the former wife of the late Kenneth A. Burr and loving mother of Eric R. Burr and Tracey Doherty of Bridgewater, Charles C. Burr and April Saia of Bridgewater, and Kendra L. Burr-Sangster and her husband Robert Sangster of Raynham. Proud “Grammy” of Eddie, Ian, Caden, Nicholas, Keila, and Isaiah; sister of Richard Taylor of FL. Family and friends are cordially invited to a Funeral Service on Sunday, June 11 at 1pm at Central Square Congregational Church, Central Square, Bridgewater followed by a reception. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 9 from 5-8pm at the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. Bridgewater and burial will be held privately at a later date.
Donations in Ginne's memory may be sent to the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts 1300 West Elm St. Ext. Brockton, MA 02301 or donate here.