Eileen Burriesci, 82, of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Stamford Hospital. She was born on July 8, 1930 in Stamford to the late John J. and Kathleen Hurley White.
Eileen was employed at Omega Engineering for sixteen years before her retirement in 1996.
She is survived by her daughter Dawn Jeffrey of Norwalk, her sons Richard Burriesci and his wife Nancy of Stamford and Barry Burriesci of CA, four grandsons Jack, Jeffrey, Richard Jr. Burriesci and Christopher Jeffrey, including several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Eileen was predeceased by her husband Jack Burriesci, three sisters Eleanor Palmeri, Lillian Summa, Marion Galasso and a brother John White.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at St. Maurice RC Church, 358 Glenbrook Avenue, Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John's Cemetery, Darien. Family and friends may call at The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Saturday morning, March 23, 2013 from 8:30-9:30 AM.
Family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Building, Memphis, TN 38105
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