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Kerri L. (Locke) Tinker

October 26, 1973 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 49) 49 Years Old


Warren - Kerri L. (Locke) Tinker, 49, of Warren, died on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at home.

She leaves her two loving sons, Christian Tinker of Sturbridge, and Brian Tinker of West Brookfield, as well as nine siblings, Anita Bermudez of Ware, Jesse Locke of ME, Frederick Locke of Bangor, ME, Shari Jones and her husband, James, of Lubec, ME, John Locke and his wife, Paula of Ware, Marla Lyons of Ware, Rebecca L. Mason and her husband Raymond of West Brookfield, Lisa Gilman and her husband Kenneth of Brookfield, and Franklin Locke and his wife Amanda of Bangor, ME.  She also leaves her two aunts, Linda Soboleski of Spencer, and Carol Lopez of CA, as well as five beloved grandchildren, Ryan, River, Finnegan, Seamus, and Rowan.  Sadly, her loving pit-bull mix companion, Mazie will miss her too. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late John and Gwendolyn K. Locke.

Kerri worked as a cook and server for many years in the restaurant business.

She was a loving and devoted mother and sister, to her two sons and to every one of her siblings.  She absolutely adored her grandchildren too.  Kerri enjoyed gardening, as well as music and dancing, and attending the local concerts around town with family and friends.

A Funeral Service for Kerri will be held on Thursday, September 7, at 11AM in the Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St. in West Brookfield.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, from 4 to 7PM in the Funeral Home.  

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Calling Hours
September 6, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Varnum Funeral Home, Inc.
43 East Main Street
West Brookfield, MA 01585

Funeral Service
September 7, 2023

11:00 AM
Varnum Funeral Home, Inc.
43 East Main Street
West Brookfield, MA 01585


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