Barbara J. (Ploski) Burleson

February 8, 2018


Barbara J. (Ploski) Burleson, 87, of Osterville, formerly of Somerset, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at Saint Anne's Hospital, in Fall River.

She was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of the late Chester and Olga (Posnik) Ploski. Barbara was a graduate of Somerset High School class of 1948. She was employed at Bambergers Department Store, in New York, for several years, then as a technician for Raytheon for over twenty years, retiring many years ago.

Barbara loved the outdoors, living on Cape Cod, walking the beach, looking for seashells, watching and feeding the seagulls. She was a free spirit with a good sense of humor. Mrs. Burleson was an avid gardener who generously shared her time and talent with her family and friends. Barbara was a devoted advocate for animals throughout her life.

Survivors are her beloved sister: Carole A. Ploski of Somerset, MA; and a loving niece: Deborah A. Bonan of Gilford, New Hampshire, along with several cousins and good friends. She was the sister of the late Constance A. Agrella.

Her family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 9:30am to 10am, in Saint Thomas More Church, 386 Luther Ave., Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am in the church. Burial to follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Somerset.

Memorial donations in her memory can be made to a local animal shelter of one's choice.

All Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset.

Calling Hours

FEB 17. 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)

St. Thomas More Church, Someret
386 Luther Ave.
Somerset, MA

Funeral Mass

FEB 17. 10:00 AM (EST)

St. Thomas More Church, Someret
386 Luther Ave.
Somerset, MA

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