Maxine E. Burchfield

MEXICO – Maxine E. Burchfield, 87, of Mexico, died at 12:12 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Columbia Montour Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville.

Born on Jan. 19, 1927, in Walker Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse P. and Edith M. (McBurney) Fry.

Surviving are: her children, Ronald F. Burchfield, of Dillsburg, Roger A. Burchfield and his wife, Florence, of Mifflintown, and Beth A. Burchfield, of New Berlin; and she leaves behind four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jesse Scott Burchfield, on Nov. 11, 1981, and an infant son.

Mrs. Burchfield was a 1945 graduate of Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown, and a member of the Mexico United Presbyterian Church.

In 1987, she retired as a seamstress from Lyons Fashions, Mifflintown.

Maxine was an avid Atlanta Braves baseball fan who loved her dogs and playing cards; however, her family was her utmost priority.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Mexico United Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Crystal M. Lyde and Richard Burchfield officiating. Interment will be in the Adams Cemetery, Mifflintown.

The Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

For those who wish, memorial contributions in Mrs. Burchfield’s memory may be made to the Mexico United Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 36, Mexico, PA 17056.

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