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Mrs. Barbara A.(Watson) Burbine
  • C. Thomas Burbine Memorial Scholarship
    P.O. Bo 492
    Reading, MA 01867

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“To the Burbine Family,Your mom was always one of my favorite people in Reading when I was the manager of Reading News back in the 80s and early 90s....Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Kevin Clark - Wilmington

“Very sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom , My Condolences goes to your entire Family . ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Paul Morash

“It was an honor to get to know Barbara in the later years of her life. Her sense of humor and happy demeanor are most memorable. Sharing a quick...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jay Beausoleil - Tewksbury, MA

“To the family of Barbara Burbine,We are very sorry for your lose. Barbara was a kind, generous person. During the years that she lived in East...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Patricia Olsen - East Falmouth, MA

“Kathy, We are so sad about your Mom's passing. She was someone very special to us and we will remember her as a loving and spirited woman. We...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Margaret Devaney Watson - MA

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. I hope you feel the love that surrounds you, now and always. Praying for your healing, comfort, strength and peace...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Anderson - North Reading, MA

“Kathy and Family, I am very sorry to hear of your mother's passing, she was a force. RIP Barbara, Mrs Burbine -UJ ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jake Devaney - Reading, MA

“Tom and family, Sorry to read of your loss. I remember meeting your mom many years ago on John Street. May she rest in peace.Bob and Karen...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Bob Boyle - Stoneham, MA - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear about the families loss.may the families keep the wonderful memories of joyful times the family shared together with the dear...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. I hope you feel the love that surrounds you, now and always. Praying for your healing, comfort, strength and peace...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Anderson - North Reading, MA

“so sorry, Bunny. Thinking of you and Jay ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: NANCY NICHOLS - READING, MA


Barbara A (Watson) Burbine A longtime Reading resident, May 24.

Beloved wife of the late C. Thomas Burbine. Sister of the late Virginia McKinnon, and of the late Robert, Edward, William, Theodore and John Watson. Loving mother of Thomas Burbine and his wife Eileen, Kathleen Devaney and her husband Thomas, James Burbine and his wife Jean, John Burbine and his wife Donna, and Bunny Selfridge and her husband Jay. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and so many nieces and nephews.

Mom loved the ocean, its lighthouses, and Lobster. A true cat lover too. She always recognized the importance of family, was loved and will be missed.

Due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the C.Thomas Burbine Memorial Scholarship, P.O. Box 492, Reading, MA 01867