Nedra E. Burke, 77

JUNE 16, 1934-OCT. 13, 2011

October 13, 2011
  • Nedra Elaine Burke
Nedra Elaine Burke

Nedra Elaine Burke, 77, of the Village of Robinwood, Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born June 16, 1934, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Emmert Franklin and Elsie Eudora Ernde Knepper.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack E. Burke, on July 9, 1995.

She was a member of Zion Reformed United Church of Christ.

She is survived by one daughter, Sandy Cummings, and husband, Mike, of Hagerstown; three sons, Gary Burke and wife, Danny, of Arizona, Harold Burke and wife, Janice, of Florida, and Doug Burke and companion, Faya, of Arizona; seven grandchildren, Lindsay Cummings, Chad Cummings, Kim Burke, Becky McGuire and husband, Nick, Heather Howdeshell and husband, Jake, Casey Burke and Dee Burke; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Patricia (Pat) Kennedy, and her stepmother, Charlotte Knepper.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Kevin Munroy will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport, Md.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Road to Recovery Program, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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