Catherine I. Burcham, 86

July 23, 2007

DEC. 13, 1920-JULY 21, 2007

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Catherine Ida Burcham, 86, of Laurel Run Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, and formerly of 9170 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa., died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the home.

Born Dec. 13, 1920, in Zora, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Carrie Ida Snyder Beck.

Her husband, George Warren Burcham, died March 28, 1990.

She worked as a cook and waitress for many of the restaurants in the area.

She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn C . Staley of South Mountain, Pa.; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two stepgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews. She is the last of her immediate family.


She was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Beck, and one grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lochstampfor Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. Bill Kiesecker will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to the services.

Memorial donations may be made to Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, 1 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2430, Chicago, IL 60601-1905.

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