Kathleen R. Burd, 91, of Wapwallopen passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at home.
Born in Wapwallopen on September 3, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Frances Smith. She graduated from school in Wapwallopen and worked at Duplan in Berwick for 5 years. She stopped working to become a full-time wife and mother.
Kathleen was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Wapwallopen. She was active with the ladies’ aide when she was younger. She was an avid “Phillies” fan. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She will be greatly missed by her son, Eugene Burd, III and wife Darlene, Wapwallopen; grandchildren, Tina, Harry, Mike, Brian, Dan, Abby and Eugene; great grandchildren, Kaela, Hunter, Katelyn, Jenna, Brian Jr, Benny, Bret, Neveah, Troy, Delevan and Carter; sisters, Josie Ruckel, Palmira; Fay Yeager, Mountaintop; many nieces and nephews; and her loyal daytime companions, “Biscuits” and “Sadie”.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Burd, Jr in 1989; daughters, Linda Hough and Brenda Hileman; and sisters, Shirley VanRonk and Audrey Sax.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck with Reverend Michael J. Orendi, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in Old River Road Cemetery, Wapwallopen. Friends may call on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM or on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of service.
Online messages of comfort can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org