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“I am so sorry for your loss. I knew your mom for a long time. She will be missed. Just remembered that she is up in heaven with her family and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Cooper Quirk - Dorchester, MA

“My Aunt Dot was such a character! Always happy, always smiling. I would walk into nana and gramps' house on Savin Hill Ave. when I was a child and...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kate (Macchi) Leonard - SC

“Dottie Burnieika- last of the "porch ladies". Wonderful memories of your Mom. My condolences to the Burnieika family.Betty Murphy EricksonGeorge's...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I remember Dottie from my visits to Boston when I was young. She always seemed to fairly glow with a joyful energy, and it felt wonderful to be...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Susan & Carl Thomas - Kennesaw, GA

“She was a lovely, fun loving person. We will all miss her very much. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Ann Blair - Winchester, MA

“My heartfelt sympathies go out to you and your family during this difficult Time. I hope the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring you some...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Dianne:So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. She would always have a big smile when I would visit my Dad when he was at the Bostonian and always...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Dzengelewski - Savin Hill, MA

“I remember Dottie in so many ways--behind the meat counter at Dole's grocery store, cooking the best roast beef dinner I've ever tasted, making a...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Virginia Becker - Boca Raton, FL

“Dottie was like a second mom to me ! Dianne and I met at 5. Years old and spent many days playing on our front porches, eating food cooked by Dottie...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jan Bonetti walsh - Plymouth, MA

“Sorry for your loss. Bill and Barbara ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: William DuLong - Randolph, MA

“Diane I am sorry to hear of Your mothers death. You were very devoted to her I always saw you at the Bostonian when my mother was in rehab there....Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Maureen Bazzinotti - Savin Hill, MA

“Diane and Family: So sad to hear of "Mrs. Dottie's" passing - she always was one of our favorite "Seven Old Ladies" from Savin Hill. Please find...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Mum it was my honor to have you as my mum. I will always treasure our closeness. I know you are in a better place now without pain. There will...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Dianne Brown - Bridgewater, MA

“Diana and i are so sadden to hear the loss of your mom we love you and Peter mom is with the lord now ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: dan deaton - hanover, MA - Friend


BURNIEIKA, Dorothy M. (Macchi). In Dorchester, Savin Hill, April 10th.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Burnieika.

Loving mother of Joseph J. Burnieika Jr. and his wife Maureen L. Burnieika of Cohasset, Dianne M. and her husband Peter H. Brown of Bridgewater, and the late John F. "Jack" Burnieika.

Daughter of the late Joseph A. and Helen J. (Sullivan) Macchi.

Sister of John W. Macchi of FL, and the late Joseph V. Macchi and Elizabeth A. Burneika.

Devoted grandmother of Timothy J., Thomas J., Robert F., and Jeffrey A. Burnieika.

Survived by 5 great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Monday 3-7 P.M.

Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Tuesday morning, April 18, at 11 A.M.

Relatives and friends invited.

Former parishioner of St. William Church and member of the Friendly Club and the K Club.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dottie's memory may be made to the Bostonian Elders Council Fund, 337 Neponset Ave., Dorchester, MA 02122.

Interment private.