Obituary for Garrett J "'Gary' 'Fish Tails'" Burgess
Garrett J. “Gary” “Fish Tails” Burgess, 25, of Gardner, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Rose Monahan Hospice Home of Worcester, surrounded by his family, following a brief illness.
Born in Gardner on August 1, 1991, he was the son of Sheridan and Marion (Atkinson) Burgess of Gardner.
Gary loved motorcycles, cars, and anything with a motor. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hiking, camping, and fishing. He was a self-taught guitar player and loved playing for his daughter Aubrey. Gary enjoyed watching football, as well as movies on television with his family and friends.
Besides his parents, Garrett leaves his wife Kelly A. (Allen) Burgess of Gardner; daughter, Aubrey Burgess of Gardner; paternal grandmother, Linda Duncan of Steuben, ME; three brothers, Timothy L. Burgess and his wife Mallori of Worcester, Donnie L. Burgess and his wife Chelsey of Gardner, and Sheridan L. Burgess Jr. of Gardner; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 12th at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner. Pastor David Bodanza of Mission Street Congregational Church of Gardner will officiate. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner.
A calling hour will be held Wednesday, April 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of donor’s choice.