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 Gertrude Elvira “Gertie” <I>Gardner</I> Burgess

Gertrude Elvira “Gertie” Gardner Burgess

Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 24 Apr 1971 (aged 86)
Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 54284129 · View Source
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Gertrude Elvira GARDNER Burgess, 86, of Glendale, died Saturday (April 24) in a Glendale Hospital.

She was b. 12 Apr 1885 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, and came to Tropico (So. Glendale) in 1920. The Burgess Family had lived in the same house at #1203 So. Orange Street, in Glendale for 51 years.

Her husband Jame Franklin Burgess and she ran Jim's Resturant, on So. Brand Blvd, and in 1945, they opened another one in the Jackson Bowling Alley, on Glendale Avenue.

Her husband, James F. Burgess, predeceased her in 1952. She is survived by a son, Albert Homer Burgess of Burbank; a daughter Betty K. BURGESS Crawford of Burbank; a sister, Margaret GARDNER Walters of Pennsylvania.

A second son, PFC James Walter "Jimmy" Burgess (1925-1944), was KIA in the South Pacific (BATTLE of SAIPAN) during World War II.

Interment was in FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, in Glendale.

Services were arranged by L. G. Scovern & Son Mortuary. Funeral services were at 1 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Recessional, Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Gravesite Details w/o James Franklin Burgess





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  • Added: 29 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54284129
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Elvira “Gertie” Gardner Burgess (12 Apr 1885–24 Apr 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54284129, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Heflin Hunter (contributor 47011423) .