Brief Overview of Burris Foods

This is a brief overview of Burris’s history from the time Burris Express began in 1924 to the construction of the Harrington Warehouse in 1973.

The History Leading Up to Burris Foods

I recently spent the day at the Milford Museum looking for Burris Logistics information and photos – turns out the Executive Director moved here to Milford as a child when her father (Ken Furnish) came to be a Plant Manager for Shorgood! One of the items she gave me was a document (attached) with the fascinating […]

Remembering Lillian Marshall Burris

Five years ago this week, Lillian Marshal Burris passed away in her home surrounded by loved ones. She was 94. Lillian was born in Lewes in 1919 to Joseph L. and Sue Watts Marshall.  She graduated from Lewes High School in 1937 and the University of Delaware in 1941.  She taught at Caesar Rodney School […]

Ability, Success, and Humility: Remembering Jack Burris

15 years ago this week, Jack Burris passed away If you knew Jack Burris, there’s a good chance you feel the same as those whose words I’ve shared in this post.  For those of you who,  like me, were not lucky enough to know Jack – or Pop Jack as he was called – I […]