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In Memory of

Virginia Gwynne Burr

March 2, 1930 - February 22, 2015

Obituary


Virginia 'Ginny' Burr passed away peacefully Sunday, February 22nd, 2015. Ginny was born March 2nd, 1930 in Rockville Center, Long Island NY to Horace Wellington Watts and Clara Gwynne (Birch) Watts. After graduating from Oceanside High School, she attended the Massachusetts School of Physiotherapy and X-Ray majoring in Science. After moving to Nutley, NJ with her parents, Ginny met Charles W. 'Charlie' Martin. They were married in 1956 and moved to West Caldwell, NJ and had two children, Geoff and Pam. In 1971 the family moved to Loudon, NH where Ginny soon became involved in...

Virginia 'Ginny' Burr passed away peacefully Sunday, February 22nd, 2015. Ginny was born March 2nd, 1930 in Rockville Center, Long Island NY to Horace Wellington Watts and Clara Gwynne (Birch) Watts. After graduating from Oceanside High School, she attended the Massachusetts School of Physiotherapy and X-Ray majoring in Science. After moving to Nutley, NJ with her parents, Ginny met Charles W. 'Charlie' Martin. They were married in 1956 and moved to West Caldwell, NJ and had two children, Geoff and Pam. In 1971 the family moved to Loudon, NH where Ginny soon became involved in the community. She was a past Deaconess, choir member, and Vice President of the Ladies Guild at the Loudon Congregational Church. She was a secretary for the Piper Insurance Agency in Concord, Attorney John S. Kitchen in Laconia and clerk for the Loudon Municipal Court
Affectionately known to many simply as 'Ma' Burr, Ginny touched the lives of countless friends, neighbors and family, old and young alike with acts of kindness and generosity. She loved to paint with oils and acrylics. She loved to create handmade crafts, and many people still cherish one of her custom pine cone wreaths, or a fully decorated miniature Christmas tree complete with lights! Ginny also loved to cook, and you never went away hungry from her home.
Ginny's family includes her daughter Pam Bartlett and husband Rick, her son Geoff Martin and wife Susan Felker-Martin, grandchildren Erik Strand, Kris Strand, Kara Perez ,Ric Bartlett, Chris Bartlett, Jennifer Angus, Travis Martin, Nicole Martin, Gretchen Martin, Chloe Martin, and 13 great grandchildren.
Please join us Saturday, March 28th for a Memorial Service with calling hours at 2:00pm and a brief service starting at 3:00pm. A private burial will take place later in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in honor of Ginny to:
The Loudon Fire Department, 8 Cooper Street, Loudon NH 03307
Or
Concord Regional VNA: Hospice House, 240 Pleasant Street, Concord NH 03301