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Eileen Ruby Burkett
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1919
Coolspring
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2008
Brookville
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA

The Courier Express
23 Oct 2008

Eileen R. Burkett, 89, of Coolspring, died Monday, October 20, 2008 at the McKinley Health Center in Brookville.
Miss Burkett was born on September 20, 1919 in Coolspring. She was the daughter of the late Wilbert T. Burkett, Sr. and Pearle E. (Best) Burkett.

She was a member of the Coolspring United Methodist Church. She was a school teacher for 50 years in Punxsutawney and later in the Pittsburgh area. She enjoyed playing the piano at church and was a member of the Punxsutawney Concert Association and the Jefferson County Senior Citizens.

She is survived by: her sister, Mrs. Vernon (Dolly L.) Snyder of Winder, Georgia, several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and her special friend Forrest Mowrey of Worthville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Wilbert T. Burkett, Jr.

Friends will be received Wednesday, October 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, October 23 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. A funeral service will be held Friday, October 24 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Mike Garvey officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Knoxdale. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wilbert Thomas Burkett (1890 - 1962)
  Pearl Elsye Best Burkett (1900 - 1987)
 
 Siblings:
  Eileen Ruby Burkett (1919 - 2008)
  Wilbert Thomas Burkett (1921 - 1945)*
  Dolly Lou Burkett Lingenfelter Snyder (1931 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Knoxdale Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Knox Dale
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Miranda
Record added: Sep 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41438299
 


- Miranda
 Added: Apr. 2, 2012
 
 
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