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Obituary: Mary L. (Scavullo) Burris, 85, Good Humored 'Mother of the Year'

Family and friends may gather on Thursday June 26 at 9 a.m. at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels in Enfield.

Obituary from Legacy.com, a version was published in The Hartford Courant on June 24, 2014.

Mary L. (Scavullo) Burris, 85, of Enfield, wife of the late Gordon Burris, died Sunday (June 22, 2014) at Parkway Pavilion, Enfield.

Born in Hartford on July 28, 1928, daughter of the late James and Jenny (Rescigno) Scavullo, Mary lived in Enfield and Suffield before moving to her daughter's home in Manchester. She was awarded "Mother of the Year" award during the 1960's, for her work as a foster mother.

Before retiring, she was employed by Steiger's/Filene's Department Store in Enfield. Mary was a communicant of Holy Family Church in Enfield and always had a good sense of humor.

Family and friends may gather on Thursday June 26 at 9 a.m. at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church, 23 Simon Road, Enfield.

Burial will follow at St. Patrick's King Street, Enfield. Her family will receive friends, Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leete-Stevens.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For online expressions of sympathy or directions, please visit us atwww.Leetestevens.com 

Read Mary's full obituary at Legacy.com.

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