Sally Hamburger

April 29, 1928December 28, 2018

Sally (Barry) Hamburger of Canton, MA. Entered into rest December 28, 2018 at the age of 90. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph M. Hamburger.

Sally was born in Milton, MA, the dear daughter of the late Abraham and Bertha (Marionberg) Barry and the loving sister of the late Francis, Joseph and Nathan Barry and Gloria Braverman.

Sally was the devoted mother of Betsy Hamburger-Cohen and her husband Dr. Eric Cohen, David Hamburger, and Nancy Starr and her husband Dr. Steven Starr. Cherished grandmother of Dr. Michael Cohen and his wife Lauren Elizabeth, Joshua Cohen, Zachary Starr and Alex Starr, and great-grandmother of Henry Thibodeaux McCollum Cohen “Beau” and his brother James Wellington Palmer Cohen “Wells”.

Funeral services will be held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington Street, Canton, MA on Sunday, December 30th at 10AM, followed by burial at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, MA.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of her life at the Blue Hill Country Club, 23 Pecunit Street, Canton, MA on Sunday following the burial.

Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to the Jewish Family & Children’s Service, 1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02451 or online at; or to the Cardiac Care Unit at Tufts Medical Center, c/o Development Office, 800 Washington Street, #231, Boston, MA 02111 or online at at


  • Funeral Service Sunday, December 30, 2018
  • Burial Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sally Hamburger

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Peter Skoler

December 30, 2018

Dear Betsy, Nancy and David
I’m so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing.
She was a great lady and always made me feel very special. She was fun to be around and always had a twinkle in her eye.
My thoughts are with you all.
Peter Skoler

Margaret Deitsch

December 29, 2018

I have the fondest memories of you aunt Sally, you always had kind words and love for me and my family. You always brought a beautiful smile and laughter every time you stepped into a room. You made me feel like part of the family from the moment we met. I love you ! Thank you for the memories that you have given me and my family.
Margaret, Jimmy, Julie and Jamie
You will be sadly missed.