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Christine C. Burnham, also known as Chris, 48, a resident of Jamaica Plain, MA, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 4, 2017, at her home.
Chris was born in Lawrence, MA, on April 10, 1969, to Ann Marie and Wilbur Burnham. Raised in North Andover, she was a graduate of North Andover High School Class of 1987 and also attended Northern Essex Community College. She was a graduate of the School of Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Class of 2010. Christine ran her own business, Burnham Studio, where she served as a System Administrator and Technical Resource for Architects. Most recently she worked as a Business Manager for Jonathan Levi Architects in Boston. She was an accomplished artist with a passion for painting and drawing. She loved antique cars especially her 1957 MGA which she enjoyed driving on many occasions.
She is survived by her parents Ann Marie (Herward) Burnham, Wilbur and his wife Donna Burnham and sisters Marisa and her husband Scott Nolin and Rachel Burnham. Other family members include nieces Ashley and her husband Lee Cannard, Elyssa Nolin and her son Noah Blades. She will also be missed by her aunt Marcia Burnham and uncle Michael and his wife Jean Herward, cousin Kelly and her husband Brett Hochmuth, along with many cousins and friends who loved her dearly.
Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11:30 AM at St. Michaels Church, 196 Main St., North Andover, MA. A burial will follow at the St. Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence MA.
Friends and family may call from 2 to 6 on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home Inc. 35 Merrimack St., North Andover, MA 01845.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Pine Street Inn, Attn: Shelli Hezekiah, 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
For more information or send an online condolence, please visit our website at
www. breenfuneralhome.com
Published on December 7, 2017
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