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Eleonore H. Burgess, 82

Eleonore H. Burgess, 82

Hudson – Eleonore H. Burgess, 82, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007 at Marlborough Hospital. She was the wife of the late George Burgess, who died in 2000.

She leaves her brother, Berhard Weinacht of Germany.

Born in Manheim, Germany, the daughter of Schmied Eugen and Anna Weinacht, she was a resident of Hudson for many decades and a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Marlborough.

Mrs. Burgess will be remembered for her enthusiastic participation in the Golden Tones, a senior chorus, with whom she became a soprano soloist and a devoted volunteer in the mission of bringing song and joy to area nursing home residents, community events and intergenerational activities. She worked tireless hours to ensure the success of the group and was a strong supporter of its position as a Field Education Site for Andover Newton Theological School students. She was also a founder of the Golden Tones internship program and member of its intern committee. In addition to her work with the chorus, she was a talented gardener and devoted friend.

A funeral mass was held Sept. 27 from the Immaculate Conception Church, with burial at Forest Vale Cemetery in Hudson. The John C. Bryant Funeral Home of Wayland directed arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Golden Tones, 41 Cochituate Rd., Wayland, MA 01778.

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