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Obituary for Elizabeth Burns

Elizabeth “Zib” Burns, 65, of Portsmouth, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017.

She was employed as an art teacher for Tiverton Middle School for 33 years. She also worked as a hostess for Barnacle Bills, Tweets, Scampi and 15 Point Rd. Restaurants. She raised thousands of dollars for St. Anne’s Hudner Oncology, Dana Farber and the Jimmy Fund and Hasbro Tomorrow Fund. She was a member of Amicable Congregational Church, Tiverton and the Bristol Elks Club.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Primiano, three daughters, Sherry L. Winn (husband Steven), Lindsay Eve Mullane and Emily (Primiano) Tavares (husband Brian); four grandchildren, Hailey, Gavin and Peyton Winn and Eve Elizabeth Kielbasa; three siblings, Muriel Bodington (husband Fred), John “Spike” Burns, Jr.(wife Marilyn) and Jeffrey Burns (wife Kathy).
She was the daughter of the late John M. and Eva A. (Jacobs) Burns and the sister of the late Marsha Lee Burns.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Seaconnet Sportsman’s Club, 145 Sakonnet Dr., Portsmouth, RI. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Amicable Congregational Church, Dana Farber and the Jimmy Fund, or Tomorrow Fund, appreciated.


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28

Oct

10:30 AM
Seaconnet Sportsman's Club

145 Sakonnet Drive
Portsmouth , Rhode Island 02871

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