Obituary: Carolyn A. Burks, 72

SOUTHBOROUGH – Carolyn A. (Vickery) Burks, 72, of Southborough, and formerly of Michigan, died on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the Coleman House in Northborough.

Born in Portland, ME, she was the daughter of the late John and Doris (Donnell) Vickery.

Carolyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in education from the University of Maine, Orono, where she was an active member of Chi Omega Sorority. She was a homemaker and enjoyed volunteering. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Ernest ‘Terry’ Burks of Southborough; two daughters, Carey Isom and her husband Phil of IL; Ashley Repaskey and her husband Dusty of CO; two brothers, Thomas Vickery of VT; John Vickery of ME; 7 grandchildren, Grant, Payton, Ann and Lane Isom; Madyson, Allison and Anna Repaskey.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, April 22, from 3 to 5 PM at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Rte 30, Southborough. A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 23, at 10 AM at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 27 Main Street, Rte 30, Southborough. Burial will be private.

To make a charitable contribution in her memory in lieu of flowers, visit or send to: National MS Society, Memorials and Tributes, Greater New England Chapter, PO Box 845945, Boston, MA 02284-5945.

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(Obituary courtesy of Morris Funeral Home)

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