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“I can´t believe how time slows down once you´ve lost someone who has meant everything to you. Since July, I´ve been trying to start a new life in...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Dave Burque (spouse) - Family

“We think about you often Marilyn. You were such a wonderful and special person. You were the best wife, mother, daughter, sister, and sister-in-law...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Debby and Marty - Family

“Oh my dearest Mari, I think of you so often and hope that you can somehow look down at me and say "hello" too. One of my funniest memories that comes...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Engel - Friend

“I just found my best friend after so many years of looking for her on every social medial site I have looked at. The last time I tried to find her I...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Smith Reh - Plattsburgh, NY

““Merrie”, that was her name. That simple word illustrated and embodied the essence and spirit of Marilyn McDonough Burque. That’s because she...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: David Burque - Spouse

“I am so sorry to hear about the families loss of one of their loved one.May the families hearts ♥ be filled with wonderful memories of joyful...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I want to express my sincerest condolences to the family. I had know Marilyn since she was a teenager as her brother Bob married my sister, She was...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Elaine Frontero - Naples, FL


Marilyn Ann Burque, a resident of Lexington, died Monday, November 16, 2020, at the age 66, at the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Beloved wife of David Joseph Burque and cherished mother of Kathryn Ann Burque Harris and her husband Fergus, Grandmother of Anastasia and Makayla Harris all of Norcross, Georgia; sister of Marcia Elliott of Malden, Louise McDonough Aiello of Melrose, Robert McDonough of Woburn, Thomas McDonough of Billerica and the late Kenneth McDonough of Malden Massachusetts. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Thelma McDonough of Malden.

Marilyn was born in Malden, graduated Malden High School in 1972 and graduated from Winthrop Hospital School of Practical Nursing to become a Coronary Care Unit nurse at Winthrop, Malden, Newton Wellesley Hospitals, and Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was a loving, nurturing, big-hearted person who loved to care for children and established a day care center while in Shrewsbury. Later on, she established a financial investment group known as LIPS, the Limited Investment Partnership of Shrewsbury. She enjoyed cooking, cake making, artistic painting, traveling to exotic locations and investment research endeavors in a stock club while in Chandler, Arizona.

Due to Covid-19, Funeral Services will be private. A celebration of Marilyn's life will be held at a later date when it is safe to do so.