Theresa Jude Burgess, 76

September 09, 2010

JAN. 3, 1934-SEPT. 7, 2010

REISTERSTOWN, Md. - Theresa Jude Burgess, 76, of 304 Cantata Court, Reisterstown, Md., died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Jan. 3, 1934, in Savannah, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Josephine Dillon Witherington.

She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy in Coleman, Ala.

She was employed as a cost accountant at Saft America in Cockeysville, Md.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary A. Wackowicz of South Mills, N.C., and Catherine D. Shultz of Hagerstown; two sons, Richard W. Burgess of York, Pa., and Larry B. Burgess of Hollywood, Fla.; one sister, Angela Doyle of Birmingham, Ala.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, on Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Collin Poston will be celebrant. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.


There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, Md.

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