Sep. 20, 1919 Coolspring Jefferson County Pennsylvania, USA
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.