Anita's Story

CARIBOU - Anita A. Burby, 84, died November 30, 2014 at a Presque Isle nursing facility. She was born in Caribou on November 15, 1929 the daughter of Dennis and June Rose (Devoe) Jalbert.

Anita was a partner in J.B. Mobile Homes in Caribou for many years and also ran Burby's Ceramics. She enjoyed playing cards, music, line dancing and crafts. She was a loving and devoted mother to her three children.

She is survived by her two sons, Raymond and wife, JoAnn of Caribou and Thomas and wife, Victoria of Bangor; one daughter, Laura McPherson and her husband, Randy of Mapleton, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Jalbert and wife, Pat of FL and Fred Jalbert of Caribou; one sister, Annette Wrenn of CT. Also, a special friend, Jim Passon of Caribou. Mrs. Burby was predeceased by her husband, Vetal Burby Jr. in 1988 and four brothers and three sisters.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, November 4th 2014 at 1 p.m. from the Faye Funeral Home chapel, 5 Erskine St., Presque Isle, with Fr. Ray Morency, officiating. Interment will take place in the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou. To sign the online register please visit
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