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Vanessa Lynn Burris

October 28, 1990 — August 10, 2021

Vanessa Lynn Burris

Vanessa Lynn Burris, 30, of Fayetteville, gained her wings surrounded by her family on August 10, 2021.

She was born in Staten Island, NY, on October 28, 1990, to Linda Natole and the late Thomas Platania.

Left to cherish Vanessa’s memory are her mother, Linda Natole and Ricky Williams; her children, Gabby and Max; siblings, Ashley and Gerald, Christen and Devin, Andrew and Luke; her nephews, Julian, Vincent and Jakson; her grandparents, Julie Natole and the late Joe Natole, aunts and uncles, Jeff and Ginny Platania, Joanne and Richard Boccio; her cousins, Julie and April; the Williams Family; and everyone she ever met because Vanessa knew no strangers.

Vanessa was a proud Emergency Medical Technician at Cumberland County EMS of Cape Fear Valley, Fayetteville, NC.

A Celebration of Life is planned for 3:00 pm, on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service.

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sullivans Highland Funeral Service

610 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301

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