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L. Ingrid (Walima) Burgess, wife of 54 years to the late Lincoln M. (Bud) Burgess of Gloucester, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by family, on July 30, 2016.
Ingrid was born in Gloucester on November 20, 1928, to the late Lillian (Anderson) Walima and William G. Walima.
She was a graduate of Rockport High School. A former member of Eastern Star, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her daughters, Susan M. Burgess of Beverly, Mass., and Jane Carr, wife of the late Charles Carr of Rockport, Mass.; granddaughter, Alise Ning Hua Burgess of Beverly, Mass.; grandsons, Joel Burgess Carr and wife, Jessica of Gloucester, Mass.; Jeremy Jon Carr and wife, Alexandra and great-granddaughter, Morgan Alexandra of Rockport, Mass.; Matthew James Burgess McInnis and wife, Kathryn and great-granddaughter, Emerson Ingrid of Merrimack, N.H.; sister, Marie Walima of Beverly, Mass.; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
She was predeceased by her brother, William W. Walima of Vermont.
A private funeral will be held. Contributions, in her memory, can be made to Rockport Ambulance Service, c/o Rosemary Lesch, Director, 37-R Broadway, Rockport, MA 01966.
Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester. For online condolences, please visit www.greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  August 2, 2016
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