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Nanette Burcham

Passed Away: March 24, 2021

Nanette “Nan” Vellines Burcham, 61, a Peninsula resident since 1963, died Wednesday, February 24, 2021, with her family by her side.  Mrs. Burcham graduated from Walsingham Academy in 1977, and Kee Business College in 1980, and for the past 17 years has worked as a Web and Publications Specialist for the Publications Management department for James City County.  Most importantly, she was a beloved wife and mother.  She was also an avid cross-stitcher, enjoyed reading and writing, loved animals, and adored spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Jeff Burcham; her son, Kyle J. Burcham, of Williamsburg; her mother, Nancy M. Vellines; and her four siblings, Don M. Vellines, Beverly Vellines Caldwell, Wesley Elmore Vellines IV, and Jeffrey M. Vellines.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

At her request, no service will be held at this time.

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