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Eileen Ruby Burkett

Birth
Coolspring, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Oct 2008 (aged 89)
Brookville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Knox Dale, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 41438299 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Miranda
  • Added: 1 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41438299
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eileen Ruby Burkett (20 Sep 1919–20 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41438299, citing Knoxdale Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Knox Dale, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Miranda (contributor 46845672) .