RICHMOND, R.I. – Barbara B. (Robinson) Burgess, 75, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, after a brief illness.
Born in Providence, R.I., she later moved to Lucerne-In-Maine, where she worked and lived for many years before relocating to Kingston, R.I.
She was the beloved wife of Everett “Pete” Burgess. She is also survived by a son, John Robinson of Carmel; stepchildren, Steven Burgess and Wendy O’Connell of Rhode Island; and seven grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at The Columbarium Chapel at Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, R.I. Memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 260 West Exchange St., No. 102 B, Providence, RI 02903. For guest book and condolences, visit