NORTH BROOKFIELD- John Burby, 54 , the all encompassing life of John Burby was taken from his family and friends on October 30, 2017.He was born to Joseph and Christine Burby on January 2, 1963 and was greeted by his 8 older siblings Judy Rodriguez, Diana Burby, Susan Burby, Linda Tenore, Joe Burby, Steve Burby, Doug Burby, and Nancy Behan. John leaves 20 nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.
John had many hobbies, including golf, cornhole, and pitch. He especially enjoyed working as a chef at Anna Marie College, alongside his friends.John was able to put his mark on the world through perseverance and hard work. He loved his family game nights with a cocktail or two and a good fire surrounded by friends & family. John really enjoyed spur of the moment trips, especially if it led him down South. John’s love for life and living was inspiring. His smile, laughter, and energy were constant and infectious. His wife Lisa Kuhne and children Charlie Burby, Kaylee Kuhne, and Derek Kuhne need never entertain a single doubt in the fact they were his foundation. John was proud, respectful and appreciative of his children.
Friends and Family are invited to attend a memorial service on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 1-3pm in Pillsbury Funeral Home, 44 Gilbert Street North Brookfield.In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to “The Derek Thomas Benefit Fund” c/o North Brookfield Savings Bank, 35 Summer Street, North Brookfield, MA 01535.