Person:Kay Burket (1)

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Name Kay L. Burket
Gender Female
Birth? 8 May 1934 Boswell, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
Death? 11 Jun 2006 Davidsville, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  1.   BURKET, Kay L. 06/14/06 Daily American

    Kay L. Burket, 72, Laurel View Village, Davidsville, formally of Boswell, died
    June 11, 2006 at Memorial Medical Center, Main Campus. Born May 8, 1934 in
    Boswell, a daughter of George R. Sr., and Grace (Walker) Burket. Preceded in
    death by parents, brother, George Robert "Bobby" Burket Jr.; aunts, Mayme and
    Helen Burket; uncles, Jim, Paul, and Roy Burket; and very close friends, Rosie
    and Bill Haney. Survived by sister- in-law, Virginia "Ginny" Burket; nieces,
    Kelly Elizabeth Jackson and Patricia Rose Charest, great-niece Leah Rose
    Charest and great-nephew Jordan Maxwell Charest, all of Kansas; cousin, Lois
    Jane Burket, Johnstown; and loving friends and neighbors, Judy, Bill, Billy and
    Matthew Ash; Nicholas Ash and wife, Marlania; and Sheri (Ash) and husband, Kerry
    Conn. She was a 1952 graduate of the former JBJ Joint High School and also
    graduated from Cambria-Rowe Business College. Retired secretary for the former
    Johnstown Plant, Bethlehem Steel Corp. with 30 years of service (1953-1983). A
    member of St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Boswell Area
    Historical Society. Was a resident of Laurel View since Jan. 2005. Formerly had
    been active in 4-H and the Girl Scouts. Was an expert at knitting and
    crocheting, and entered many of her projects in the Somerset County Fair,
    winning many awards. Became an avid horse woman in the early 1960's, showing
    her horses in 4-H, pleasure classes and competitive jumping classes. Enjoyed
    the Mountain Playhouse and traveling to New York City to attend Broadway plays,
    collected antiques sleigh bells, depression glass and crystal items. Visitation
    from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon Friday at the Hoffman Funeral Home &
    Cremation Services, Allegheny St., Boswell, with the Rev. Larry C. Hoover
    officiating. Interment at the Jenner Crossroads Cemetery. Memorials may be
    given to the Humane Society of Somerset County, P.O. Box 182, Somerset, PA