Sherry Tuttle Burns

Greenwich -- Sharon (Sherry) T. Burns, 65, a resident of Cooper St. in Greenwich, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 at Crescent Manor Care Center in Bennington, Vt., following a long battle with cancer.

Born Dec. 30, 1943 in Cambridge, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late E. Carlton and A. Marjorie (Snell) Tuttle.

Sherry was a graduate of Cambridge Central School, Class of 1961 and Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in Troy. She retired from Pleasant Valley Infirmary after many years of service.

She enjoyed knitting, quilting and sewing, and enjoyed sharing her accomplishments with family and friends. Sherry looked forward to spending her summers at the camp on Hedges Lake. As a young child, she modeled for Norman Rockwell and was on three covers of the Saturday Evening Post.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, William C. Burns of Greenwich; two sisters, Carla Linnett of Greenwich and Cynthia (John) Randall of Queensbury; one brother, Scott Tuttle of Indiana; one sister-in-law, Joan (Ken) DeRagon of Greenwich; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St., Greenwich.

Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made in her memory to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital or to Crescent Manor Care Center, 312 Crescent Blvd., Bennington, Vt.

Online remembrances can be made at


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