COVENTRY- Jessie Lillian Burrill, 87, a 57 year resident of Coventry, passed away the day before Mother’s Day, Saturday, May 7, 2022, at her home, surrounded by the love and comfort of her two sons. She was the dear wife of the late Robert S. Burrill, who passed away on November 9, 2003.
Born on March 8, 1935, in Windham, CT, she was the eldest of two daughters born to the late Louis L. and Pauline (Langlais) LaFramboise. She grew up in Warwick and was a member of the last graduating class from Aldrich High School in Warwick .
For many years Jessie worked for the former Old Stone Bank. Following her retirement, she volunteered as an Usher at Providence Performing Arts Center, where she was able to get a front row seat to some of the best shows around.
In her spare time, Jessie had a wide array of hobbies and interests. She was an avid golfer and was a member of a golf league at Coventry Pines. She also enjoyed camping with her husband and family. With camper in tow, Jessie and her husband travelled to various locations around the USA and Canada, including Alaska and Nova Scotia. Above all, Jessie was most happy when she was in the presence of and making memories with her treasured family, especially her grandsons, who were a true bright spot in her life.
Jessie is survived by her two cherished sons: Carl A. Burrill and his wife Roxanne and Guy L. Burrill; her two grandsons: Spencer J. Burrill and Trevor C. Burrill; her sister: Jackie LaFramboise; and also many friends and extended family members.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 12, 2022, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd., (RT.3), Coventry, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in Saints John and Paul Church, 341 South Main St., Coventry. Committal Prayers will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Greenwich, where Jessie will be laid to rest with her late husband.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jessie’s memory may be made to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care directly at https://www.hopehealthco.org/ways-to-give/donatenow/
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