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Burley, Justin W.
A long time resident of Andover passed away Saturday August 11, 2012 in Medford, MA. Justin was born on Groundhog Day, February 2nd, 1929 in Medford, MA. He was the son of Dorothy E. and William G. Burley and loving husband of Beatrice (Newman) Burley. He attended Medford High School. He served his country as part of the occupation forces in Germany during the Korean War. Justin went on to graduate Boston University with a BA in Business. Justin met his wife Beatrice as a member of the Phillips Brooks Club at Trinity Church of Boston. They married in 1958 and went on to have three children William, Justin and Robert. He started his professional career managing Dunkin Donut restaurants during the early days of the company. Justin went on to become a successful fluid power engineer during the remainder of his professional career. Justin retired in 1995 to dedicate his time as a loving caretaker for his wife Beatrice during her long illness with Alzheimer's. Beatrice passed away in August of 2004. Justin continued to enjoy time with his family and resided at Atria Maplewood Place in Malden over the past several years. He made many friends who enjoyed his kind spirit, quick wit and often times singing his favorite opera pieces and occasional moments at the piano. He is survived by his loving sons William James Burley of Malden, Justin David Burley of Boston, Robert Charles Burley of York, Maine and his wife Amy and two grandchildren Justin Trafton Burley and Amelia Noel Burley of York, Maine as well as his cousin Eleanor M. Sears of Ft. Myers Florida. He will also be missed by good friends John A. Pompeii of Boston and Tim Hardin of Malden. Family and friends may call on Monday from 6-8 PM at the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence Street, ANDOVER. A private family graveside service will take place in Spring Grove Cemetery at a later date. In Lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Lewey Body Dementia Association (www.lbda.org) to help promote awareness of this disease. For directions or to offer online condolences please visit

Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 12, 2012
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