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Mary Burcaw | November 30, 2011 http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newstimes/obituary.aspx?n=mary-burcaw&pid=154903544
68, of Bridgewater, CT., formerly of New Milford, CT., passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at New Milford Hospital, after a 12 year battle with Cancer. She was the wife of Jeffrey Fredric Burcaw Mary was born in Nyack, New York, July 20, 1943, daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Callahan Kreinik. She was a resident of New Milford for 38 years before moving to Bridgewater. She was a graduate of St. John's University, received a masters degree in education from Hunter College and a second masters from Western Connecticut State University. Mary worked many years for Ability Beyond Disability in Brookfield, and was a teacher at New Milford High School. She was employed at New Milford Hospital for the past 12 years. In addition to her husband of 46 years, she is survived by a son, Joseph Burcaw and his wife LeAnn of Manhattan, NY; a brother, Jerry Kreinik and his wife Kathi of Hawaii; brother-in-law, Matthew Burcaw and his wife Karin of Manhattan, NY; close cousins, John and Beth Brink of Southbury, CT., Gene and Ginny Callahan of Somers, NY, Steve and Abbey Kreinik of West Hartford, CT and Marty and Louise Kreinik of Weston, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 12 noon at St. Francis Xavier Church, 26 Chestnut Land Road, New Milford, CT. Private burial of cremains at a later date. Friends may call on Friday, December 9, 2011 from 4 PM to 7 PM at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Milford Hospital Cancer Center, 21 Elm Street, New Milford, CT 06776 and New Milford VNA Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road, New Milford, CT 06776.