Barbara J. (Nelson) Burns – Barrington

Barbara J. (Nelson) Burns – Barrington

Barbara J. (Nelson) Burns, 71, of Sherbrook Road, died peacefully on March 31, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Burns Jr.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Henry and Marie (Thorn) Nelson, she lived in Barrington for 46 years. Mrs. Burns was a clerk for the former Almacs Grocery Store for 25 years until its closing.

Barbara was a devoted Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.

She is survived by her daughter, Kendra Convery and her husband, Robert, of Pleasanton, Calif.; two sisters, Virginia Nelson of Smithfield and Joan Salisbury of Smithfield, a grandson, Sam Convery of Pleasanton, Calif., and two nephews, Robert Salisbury of Smithfield and William Salisbury of North Providence.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside, at 9 a.m., with a Committal Service in Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel, Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, at 10 a.m. Calling hours are Friday, 4-7 p.m., at the funeral home.

Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Barbara’s memory to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of R.I., 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904, would be deeply appreciated.

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