Donna M. Burkett, 69

APRIL 12, 1943-AUG. 29, 2012

August 30, 2012
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Mrs. Donna M. (Eckard) Burkett, 69, of Greencastle, Pa., went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 29, 2012.

Born April 12, 1943, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Arthur W. and Hilda M. (Brown) Eckard.

Mrs. Burkett graduated with the 1961 class of North Hagerstown High School.

She was the wife of Richard W. Burkett. They had been married 48 years.

Mrs. Burkett was a member of Pleasant Hill United Brethren Church, Coseytown, Pa., where she had served as treasurer. She attended Grace Bible Church, Greencastle, for the last 10 years.

She was a fabulous wife and mother who devoted her entire life to her children and grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by their four children, Tony Burkett of Greencastle and his wife, Sandy, and children, Danielle and Kaitlyn, Holly Ressler of Hagerstown and her husband, Tim, and children, Jack and Micah, Denise Baker of Waynesboro, Pa., her husband, John, and their children, Kierstin and Jaden, and Mark Burkett of Greencastle, his wife, Tracey, and their children, Mara, Emma and Abby; her sister, Louella Burkett of Coseytown and her husband, Kenneth; her aunt, "Billie" Brown of Hagerstown; three nieces; two nephews; and six cousins.

Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Grace Bible Church, 2327 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, with Pastor Greg Kell officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service in the church. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Bible Church.

Arrangements are being handled by Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle.

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