Karl John Burgess of Aquinnah died on Tuesday, April 29, after a long illness. He was 78.
Karl was the husband of Patricia A. (Taylor) Burgess and the father of Patricia Lachance, Kerin Mase, Kristin Clarke, and Kathleen Manning.
His memorial service will be held in Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. James Church, 233 County Street in New Bedford on Friday, May 9, at 10 am.
Donations may be made in his name to the Hospice of M.V., PO Box 1748, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 orBrigham and Women’s Hospital Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave., 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116.
Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visitwww.ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.