WESTFIELD – Louise A (Vaillant) Burnickas died suddenly on November 21, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Concord MA, her family moved to Western MA where she attended and graduated Agawam High School. Louise then went to Salem State University where she met the love of her life Thomas F. Burnickas. After graduating, she taught typing and shorthand in Littleton MA. Louise and Tom were married in 1970 and moved back to Western MA to settle in Westfield. Along with her husband Thomas of 49 1/2 years, she leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter Carrie Burnickas-Silvia and her daughters Anita and Elena, her son Michael, wife Lucinda and her only grandson, Andrew. She also leaves her loving sister in law Linda Collins, her children, Tommy, Stacy and Liz and their families.
Her funeral will be Saturday December 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM, St. Mary’s Church, Bartlett St., Westfield, with a calling hour 10:00 AM at the church.