Eleanor M. Burge

Eleanor M. Burge, 83, of Lewistown, passed away at 12:09 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 2, 1934, in Blairs Mills, she was a daughter of the late Robert R. and Mary (Gloss) Rhea.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Homer W. Burge Jr.; a daughter, Eleanor B. Burge; one great-great- grandchild, Blake Mitchell; two brothers; and four sisters.

She is survived by: children, Della Hetrick, of Yeagertown, Goldie Burge, of Milroy, Patricia “Patty” Carter, and husband, Larry, Harold Burge, and wife, Cindy, Shirley E. Burge-Mock, all of Lewistown, and Sharon Walters, of Milroy; sister, Shirley Walls, of Granville; 20 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Eleanor was a graduate of Southern Huntingdon High School Class of 1953.

She was a member of Bible Baptist Church.

Eleanor loved spending time with her friends and family and also loved her cat. She enjoyed reading, watching television, and working on puzzles. She was a wonderful person that would help anyone out.

A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. John Walters officiating.

Interment will take place in Mount Rock Cemetery, Lewistown.

Memorials in Eleanor’s name may be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstine funeralhome.com.