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John (Jack) Burroughs

Apr 27, 2017
John (Jack) Burroughs

printed 04/28/2017

Ocean City

John (Jack) Burroughs, age 74, passed away at home on April 18, 2017 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Francis Burroughs and Evelyn Hill and the brother of Jimmy Burroughs.

Jack is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Carol Italiano Burroughs. He is also survived by daughters, Angela Turcotte of Pasadena, Maryland, Lisa Wheeless and her husband, Craig, of Ellicott City, and Robin Robinson and her husband, Marc, of Elkridge, Maryland, as well as 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Jack worked at Value Carpet One in Salisbury, Maryland as a sales/estimator and during his years there he helped to expand the Commercial Division. He was president of the Towns of Nantucket III Condo Association for many years. He was a great family man and friend to many. He also loved boating and spending time with his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, c/o Anna Termini and Arianas Roses, at 10626 York Road Suite A Cockeysville, Maryland 21030, or Coastal Hospice at P.O. Box 1733 Salisbury, Maryland 21804.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolences may be sent to the family at burbage@burbagefuneralhome.com.

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