IRENE LUZI BURROWS age 99 of Noank, passed away on Thursday morning, May 9, 2019 at the Westerly Hospital.
She was born in Noank on September 25, 1919 the daughter of Primo and Lucy Musante Luzi. Irene was married to Clinton J. J Burrows Sr on July 29, 1939 in Mystic. Clinton passed away February 25, 2002.
Irene had been a waitress at Skippers Dock in Noank and she also taught yoga for many years for the Town of Groton, the Groton Senior Center, the Sub Base, as well as at Judy’s Fitness Club. She taught until age 87.
She was a member of the Groton Senior Citizens Club and the Mystic Chapter of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.
Irene is survived by two sons, Clinton J. J. Burrows, Jr of Plant City, FL, Wayne Burrows of Noank, and, three daughters, Carlene Kertez of Bradenton FL., Dona Carr of Wyoming, RI, and Wendy Belair of Groton, CT. 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 8 great, great children. Besides her husband she was predeceased by her sisters, Marguerite Ellis and Fausta O’Niell.
Visiting hours will be from 10 until the start of a memorial service at 11 on Saturday, July 27 at the Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St. Burial will be private. Donations in her memory may be directed to the American Heart Association.