John Raymond ‘Boy’ Burrell

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John Raymond ‘Boy’ Burrell

  John Raymond “Boy” Burrell, 86, passed away Dec. 4, 2017 in Tucson. He was born Feb. 13, 1931 in Holtsville, CA to Encarnacion “Chonita” Sweeney; father, Thomas Henry Bamrick; step-father, George Raymon Burrell.

  John Served in the Army Air Corp in England. He was retired from Hughes Aircraft in California, where he invented the special compound they use to attach the mirrors on satellites. He was Great Grandson of AZ Pioneer’s John William Sweeney and Teodoro Ramirez.

  A kind and gentle soul he loved water and snow skiing, boating and fishing, and many happy memories traveling cross county in his van.

  A Memorial Mass will be offered Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, 9 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave. Interment to follow, 12:30 p.m. at Florence Cemetery in Florence, Arizona.

  Arrangements by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.

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