Obituary: Ann (McTiernan) Burdett, 84

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SHREWSBURY, Mass. - Ann (McTiernan) Burdett, 84, of Shrewsbury died Tuesday, Dec. 5 in St. Mary’s Healthcare Center. Her husband Kenneth Burdett died in 1993.

She leaves two sons, Barry G. Burdett of Rutland and Kenneth J. Burdett of Shrewsbury and several grandchildren. A brother, John McTiernan and a sister, Margaret Szufat predeceased her.

She was born in Worcester, daughter of John J. and Ernestine R. (Chicoine) McTiernan and graduated from St. Stephen’s High School and the Worcester School of Business Science.

Ann worked for many years at the former Jordan Marsh and was a licensed real estate broker, retiring several years ago. She was a longtime member of St. Anne’s Church.

A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, Jan.11 at 9 a.m. in St. Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Turnpike Road, Shrewsbury. Burial will be private in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Arrangements in the care of Callahan & Fay Brothers Funeral Home,  61 Myrtle St., Worcester.

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