Avid sports fan, voracious reader


MALDEN— Kinnon A. “Kenny” Burgess passed away on May 1, 2015. He was 79 years old.

Kenny was an avid sports fan and voracious reader. He enjoyed living his life to the fullest and spending time with his family, especially his amazing grandchildren, whom he adored and of whom he was very proud. Kenny was bastion of strength for all who knew him and a 25 year friend of Bill W.

Kenny was the devoted husband of 56 years to Cecilia (Moreira) Burgess. He was the beloved father of Allen Burgess and his wife Anne of North Reading, Cindy Kelly and her husband Jim of Stoneham, Robin Kramich and her husband Kenny of Salsbury, Keith Burgess and his partner Trish Eddy of Somersworth, NH, and Brian Burgess of Melrose and also David Snow of Burlington. “Papa” leaves behind his treasured grandchildren Erin and Ryan Kelly, Jake Kramich, Tyler, Elizabeth, Keith Jr., Jessica and Jeremy Burgess. Kenny was the dear brother of Winnie Snow of Watertown and William Burgess of Sarasota, FL, and the late Melvin and Robert Burgess. He is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.

His funeral service was held at the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home 865 Main Street, Malden on Wednesday May 6. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

In lieu of flowers donations in Kinnon’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.