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Cynthia Burston

March 4, 2023

Cynthia Burston Obituary

  Cynthia Nell Burston, 69, of Rogers Avenue, West Springfield, Massachusetts, departed this life on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at her home.  Born in Lawndale, North Carolina, she was a daughter of Tom Burston and Ruby Nell (Williams) Burston.  A two-year resident of the area, Cynthia previously lived in Hartford, Connecticut, and New York City.  She enjoyed sewing, listening to music, dancing, gardening, cooking, writing, and traveling.

  Pre-deceased by her mother, Ruby Burston, and a brother, Odis Burston, Cynthia is survived by her father, Tom Burston of Tacoma, Washington;  two sons, Hakeem Duke and Nasear Wise, both of Springfield, Massachusetts;  three daughters, Kamika Duke of Riverdale, Georgia, Adia Duke of Springfield, and Malika Duke of Heron Bay, Georgia;  a cousin, Zandra Elder of Hartford, Connecticut;  three grandsons, Tyrone Markham, Joshua Byrd, and Tieke Smith;  and a host of other relatives and friends. 

The calling hour is noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Harrell Funeral Home, followed by funeral services at 1 p.m.

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Services

Wake
Tuesday
March 14, 2023

12:00 PM
Harrell Funeral Home
355 Saint James Avenue
Springfield, MA 01109

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 14, 2023

1:00 PM
Harrell Funeral Home
355 Saint James Avenue
Springfield, MA 01109

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