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Jean Rose Burstein

Jean Rose Burstein, 89, of Albuquerque, NM passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by son, Ron; granddaughter, Kristin Van der Poel, of Littleton, CO; step-grandson, Rob Weber; daughter-in-law, Barbara Burstein; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Liz Hirsch, of Upper Gwynedd, PA; sister, Phyllis Gillman, of Grove City, OH; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband of 45 years, David Burstein; and older son, Eric.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Jean moved to Jersey City, NJ after marrying husband David. Jean, David, and Ron moved to Albuquerque in 1976. Jean had a long career working for a variety of organizations, including Houbigant, the March of Dimes, and Sandia National Laboratories. She loved to cook, sew, knit, crochet, draw, read, garden, and travel.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at FRENCH â€" University, followed by the burial at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Blvd SE. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

A special thanks to all her wonderful caregivers with Home Care Assistance and the staff at Presbyterian Hospital. Please visit our online guestbook for Jean at

Published in Albuquerque Journal from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2018
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