Dec. 7, 1942 - Oct. 12, 2012
Ellen E. Burkey, 69, Cresson, died Friday at her residence. She was born in Beaverdale, daughter of the late John C. and Agnes (Tokarick) Burkey. She is survived by siblings: John and Ruth Belock; and foster sisters: Janet Bender and Anna Marie Gramling. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Cresson. Committal will be at the church cemetery.