Lillian “Sherrill” Burns

02/19/2013 12:49 PM |

Lillian “Sherrill” Burns of Riverhead died Feb. 18 at age 87.

She was born April 22, 1925, to Rutherford and Lydia (Jackson) Inglee and earned an associate degree. She married Harold E. Burns and was a homemaker for most of her adult life.

Predeceased by her husband in 2003, Ms. Burns is survived by her children, Jeffrey, of Flanders, Steven, of South Jamesport, Susan Hubbard of Aquebogue and Nancy Repp of Westhampton; her sister, Carol Pulvermacher of Mineola; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a service will take place Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m., the Rev. Sean Murray of First Congregational Church of Riverhead officiating. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to First Congregational Church of Riverhead, 103 First St., Riverhead, NY 11901 or to East End Hospice, 481 Westhampton-Riverhead Road, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.