Carol T. Burney, 77, of Penacook, died unexpectedly on December 13, 2021 at Concord Hospital, after a sudden illness, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Nashua, NH on December 22, 1943, she was the daughter of the late William and Cecile (Fluet) Therriault. She was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy and earned her bachelor's degree in education from Plymouth State College. Carol worked as an educator for Winnisquam High School for 3 years and then worked as an educator at Merrimack Valley High School for 25 years before retiring in 1995.
Carol was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Patriots. She was active in politics and served 3 terms with the State House of Representatives, as well as volunteering at democratic national events. Carol was very kind and caring and would do anything for anyone. Above all else, she will be remembered as a devoted and loving mother, sister, friend and colleague.
Surviving family members include Carol's two sons, Joshua Burney of Penacook and Seth Burney and wife Vanessa of New Hanover, PA; her two granddaughters, Morgan and Paige Burney of New Hanover, PA; and her brother, William Therriault and wife Patricia of N. Ft. Myers, FL. She was predeceased by both parents.
A graveside service will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 14th at St. Joseph Cemetery, 448 Donald St., Bedford, NH. Memorial donations may be made in Carol's memory to: Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.