Maureen J. Burakiewicz


Maureen J. Burakiewicz, 59, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015. She was a resident of Greenwood.

She was born Nov. 2, 1955, in Greenfield, Massachusetts.

She married James S. Burakiewicz on Oct. 27, 1979; and he lovingly survives.

She also is survived by her children, Matthew J. (Suzette) Burakiewicz, Andrew S. (Megan) Burakiewicz and Ashleigh E. (Brad) Newbold; grandchildren, Elaina Scott-Burakiewicz and Elijah Burakiewicz; her parents, Maynard L. and Shirley (Pierce) Tirrell; and siblings, Melinda D’Orazio, Michael Tirrell, Martin Tirrell, Marcia Hawkins and Jeff Tirrell.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Tirrell.

Maureen had a successful career at Macy’s for 25 years. She attended Greenwood Christian Church, was an avid cyclist and enjoyed shopping, cooking and baking. Her main focus, though, has always been her family.

A service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main St. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest at Greenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested in Maureen’s memory to the ALS Association, Indiana Chapter, 6525 E. 82nd St., Suite 115, Indianapolis, IN 46250.

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