Beverly J. (Salmon) Burns


Beverly J. (Salmon) Burns, 76, a retired office manager and department secretary for the American Legion Auxiliary for over 30 years, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Frederick A. Burns, Jr.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late James S. and Elsie M. (Coupe) Salmon. Beverly was the beloved mother of Vicki-Jean Siravo (Mark), Kris Burns-Keeler (Buzz), Misty Russell (Frederick), and the late Valerie J. Martinelli; mother-in-law of William F. Martinelli; loving grandmother of Krysta-Lyn, Kyle, Kevin, Josh, Anthony, Cassie, Kathryn, and Nick; sister of Donna M. Raleigh.

Her funeral service will be held Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Burial will be in the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Thursday, 4-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, or, the RI Veterans Home, 480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, please visit


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