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Obituary for Dorrett Rose Burgess

Dorrett Rose “Blossom” Burgess, age 73, of Nashua, NH, passed away at her residence on Thursday February 16, 2023, following a brief illness.

She was born in Westmoreland, Jamaica on March 22, 1949, daughter of the late George Burgess and Tiny Blackwood. She was raised in Jamaica until the age of 48 when she came to America with the assistance of her daughter Belinda.
While growing up and living in Baulk Friendship Westmoreland, Jamaica she did domestic work helping several families throughout Jamaica as well as farm work with the Frome Sugar company. Prior to her retirement in 2005, While in Nashua, NH Dorrett worked for many years as a housekeeper at several hotels including Red Roof Inn and Comfort Inn amongst others. She also worked at Teradyne, McDonald’s and Coronis Cleaners throughout her career.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was an avid baker of Jamaican cakes and treats for her family and friends. She enjoyed her time volunteering at the Nashua Soup Kitchen as well as the Upper room and the Tolles Street Mission. She was the life of every party she attended.

Survivors include her six children, Ted “Dex” Brown, Yvette “Janette” Brown, Courtney “Ken” Brown, Belinda McIntosh, Bruce McIntosh and Bridgette Johns; many grandchildren including Tina, Lisa, Diana, Najay, Leria, Anelka, Nevan, Asja, Vivene, Dillon, Sean, Shanique, Elis, Briniella, Carlson, Shernette, Ardella and Michka; also several great-grandchildren; three brothers, Delton Waite, Lloyd Campbell, Neville Blackwood; a sister, Lynnette Blackwood, siblings: Nathan Meylor, Pauline “Fena” Meylor, Jacklyn Meylor, Sheron Meylor; also many nieces & nephews including Diana “Pearl” Lewis and Shanna Lewis; extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by a son many years ago as well as her sisters Roselyn Burgess and Byrel Burgess; and sibling Nathan Meylor “Papa son” that passed away last year.

SERVICES: Relatives & Friends are invited to gather for visitation from 12:00 until 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064. A prayer service will take place in the funeral home at 2:00 pm to conclude visitation. Interment will be private. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, donations in her memory may be made to the the Tolles Street Mission, 52 Whitney St., Nashua, NH 03064; donations will be appreciated to help defray funeral costs at . An online guestbook can be found at (603)883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”