Mrs. Anna I. (Perry) Bourbeau, 83, of Milford MA, died Sunday (January 31, 2021) at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston MA after an illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert N. Bourbeau, who died in 2017.
Anna was born in Bellingham MA, the daughter of the late Fred and the late Lillian (Gagnon) Perry. She attended Milford public schools and was first employed as a housemother at the former Pondville Hospital Nursing School in Norfolk MA. Upon the closing of the nursing school, she transferred to working at the former Pondville/Southwood Hospital.
Anna had been a resident of Milford for over forty years. Prior to that she had resided in Franklin MA and Bellingham MA.
Anna loved spending time with her family members, especially her grandchildren & great grandchildren. She loved spending time at the family home in Brownfield ME and at Cape Cod. She also loved camping, canoeing, ceramics, crocheting and watching coking shows. She also enjoyed playing cards & Michigan Rummy.
Anna is survived by her son: Dennis Bourbeau of Milford MA, her daughter: Michelle Bourbeau of Milford MA; her daughter-in-law: Faith Bourbeau of Milford MA; her 5 grandchildren: Christopher Bourbeau, Jeremy Bourbeau, Kimberly Bourbeau, Jocelyn Carvalho and her husband Jose, and Janna Tardif; her 8 great grandchildren: Benjamin, CJ, Brian, Cecelia, Nathan, Brandon, Travis and Alianna; her sister: Jean Wasnewski of Bellingham MA; and many nieces & nephews.
Anna was the sister of the late Alfred Perry, the late Florence Kurzontkowski, the late Paul Perry and the late Helen Perry.
Relatives & friends are invited to extend condolences to her family on Saturday (Feb 6th) from 4pm to 6pm at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA. Due to the COVID-19 gathering restrictions & the family’s concern for the wellbeing of family members & friends a Private Funeral Service will be held on Sunday (Feb 7th). In accordance with her wishes cremation will follow. Social distancing protocols & use of face masks will be required for all facets of the funeral services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or to The Jimmy Fund, P O Box #849168, Boston MA 02284 or to Brigham & Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston MA 02115 .
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