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Nona Catherine Cottrill Burke
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1929
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2010
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA

Nona Catherine Burke (nee Cottrill), age 81, of Harrisonburg, Va., passed away peacefully at her home on July 9, 2010. Nona was born March 4, 1929, in Hagerstown, Md., daughter of the late Robert Henry and the late Violet Beatrice Cottrill.

Nona was previously employed for 20 years by the federal government as a clerk typist in McLean, Va., after which time she retired in Las Vegas, Nev.

Nona is preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Patrick Harold Burke, a brother, Stanley W. Cottrill, and two sisters, Mary Jane Saunders and Beatrice Gertrude Daras. Nona is survived by her brother, Robert Lee Cottrill of Millsboro, Del., and a nephew, Gordon Cottrill of Thurmont, Md. Nona also is survived by two daughters, Patricia June Burke of Lorton, Va., and Karen Louise Green and husband, Timothy Keith Green; and three grandchildren, Shawn Timothy Green, Rachel Catherine Miller and Wesley Ryan Green of Harrisonburg, Va. Nona happily held her new great-grandson, Jaiben Paul Miller, prior to her passing.

A service will be held at Joseph Gawlers Sons Inc., 5130 Wisconsin Ave., NW (corner of Harrison Street) Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, July 14, at 1 p.m. Interment, National Cemetery, Falls Church, Va.

The family will be receiving family and friends at Nona's home on Carlton Street, Harrisonburg, Tuesday, July 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to RMH Hospice, 2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Daily News Record, Harrisonburg VA
July 12, 2010 
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  Robert Henry Cottrill (1894 - 1953)
  Violet Beatrice Humelsine Cottrill (1902 - 1973)
National Memorial Park
Falls Church
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Created by: JMB
Record added: Jul 12, 2010
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Nona Catherine <i>Cottrill</i> Burke
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