PALM BAY, FL/WORCESTER-Laura Mae (Grenier) Burns, 83, died Monday, January 2, 2017 in Palm Bay, FL. She was predeceased by her first husband, James Courtney in 1990, and her second husband, Robert Burns in 2002. She is survived by three children, Daniel Courtney of Acworth, GA, Neil Courtney of Palm Bay, Fl and Patricia Tetreault of Palm Bay, FL; three grandchildren, James and Shannon Tetreault and Mathew Barbieri and three great grandchildren. She also leaves three sisters, Dora A. Henry of Worcester, Claire L. Harper of Ware and Arlene Hall of Cumming, GA; a brother, Michael Grenier of South Bend, IN; and many nephews and nieces. Mrs. Burns was predeceased by her son, Jerome Courtney, three sisters, Mary Grenier, Jeanne Herbig and Rita Andrews and two brothers, Robert and James Grenier.
She was born in Worcester, daughter of Aime and Helen (Mason) Grenier and lived here for most of her life until moving to Florida in 1999. She was a former member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. Mrs. Burns worked at Saint Vincent Hospital for many years before retiring from the outpatient department. She was a loving and generous woman who enjoyed volunteering for several different organizations.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, January 20th at Callahan Fay & Caswell Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle Street, Worcester from 4:00pm - 6:30pm immediately followed by a funeral service at 6:30 pm.
Family and friends are invited to gather at Notre Dame Mausoleum, 162 Webster Street, on Saturday, January 21st at 10:00am for the committal service.