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Margaret E Burns
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1918
Death: Oct. 22, 2002

Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - October 24, 2002
Deceased Name: MARGARET E. BURNS
Margaret E. Burns, 84, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002. She was born in Albany, N.Y., on January 14, 1918, and graduated from Albany High School in 1935.

She moved to Washington, D.C., in 1941 to work for the Navy Department. In December 1956, she was transferred to the Naval Mine Engineering Facility in Yorktown and retired from the Naval Weapons Station in 1973.

She was a longtime member of Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, and was a member of the choir, Naomi Dozier Circle, and a volunteer in the Book Shop for many years. She was also a volunteer at the James River Nursing Home Gift Shop and a member of A.P.V.A. (The Association for The Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.)

Survivors include her nephew, Stephen G. Petlitz and his wife, Mary, and brother-in-law, Marshall H. Petlitz all of Mount Airy, N.C., also cousins in New York and Connecticut.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 25, at Grace Episcopal Church with the Rev. Carleton Bakkum officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Grace Episcopal Church Outreach Fund, P.O. Box 123, Yorktown, VA 23690 or to the charity of your choice.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks for the loving care given by Mennowood Retirement Home staff and St. Francis Hospice nurses.

Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, is handling the arrangements.

Grace Episcopal Churchyard
York County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Dawn Stewart
Record added: Nov 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61976220
Margaret E Burns
Added by: Dawn Stewart
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