FRAMINGHAM – Earl E. Burgess, 95, a lifelong resident of Framingham, died Friday May 17, 2019. Earl was the son of the late Enoch & Bertha (Pike) Burgess.
Like many of his era, Earl enlisted in the Army, and served his country proudly during WWII. Earl was the proud owner of Burgess and Son, a flooring company in the Framingham/Metrowest area for over 40 years.
He was an avid gardener, and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to dance.
Earl is survived by his children, Bonnie Carey of Framingham, Edward Burgess of Southborough, and Wendy Bird & her husband Raymond of Johnston, RI, his grandchildren, Gregg, Jill, Scott, Stephen, Raymond, Christopher, and Janelle, 15 great-grandchildren, his sister, Maxine Dias, and many nieces and nephews. Earl was predeceased by his son-in-law James Carey, daughter-in-law, Janice Burgess, and his sisters, Dorothy and Doris.
Family and friends will honor and remember Earl’s life by gathering for a time of visitation in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln Street in Framingham on Wednesday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to noon.
A prayer service will immediately follow.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Earl’s name to: New England Hospice, 190 Old Derby St. Suite 304, Hingham, MA 02043.
For directions and online tributes, kindly visit www.mccarthyfh.com