Cindy Marie (Burgess) Griesser-Corner, Island Girl, of Vineyard Haven died on Friday evening, August 11 at Mass General Hospital with her loving daughter by her side. She was 61.

Cindy loved the Island, where she was born on Sept. 17, 1955, the daughter of Manuel H. and Eleanor J. (Sylva) Burgess. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and an avid dart player at the P.A. Club. She worked at various childcare facilities, as a secretary at MV Auto Salvage and as a home health aide for the V.N.A.

She was married to Timothy B. Corner and had two great kids with Peter Griesser, who predeceased her: Holly Wallace of Oakland, Calif. and Clinton Griesser, who predeceased her on August 27, 2016. She also has two caring sisters, Joyce Boyd and Sylvia Olejarez, both of Vineyard Haven.

Help her family celebrate her life at a memorial service to be held on Saturday, August 26 at 11 a.m. officiated by the Rev. Dr. Roger Spinney at the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs. The family will receive visitors beginning at 10:30 a.m. Please join the family after the service at the P.A. Club; please bring a dish to share.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.