Esther C. Burtner, 95 yrs. of Honey Brook, formerly of Pottstown, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the Tel Hai Retirement Community.
She was born on Tuesday, May 8, 1923 in Elverson, PA. Esther was the daughter of the late George R. and Ruth S. Cook. She was the wife of the late Neal R. Burtner, who died in 1999.
Esther was a homemaker to her beloved family. She also worked as a Home Economics teacher in the Owen J. Roberts School District. Esther was a graduate of Penn State University. She was a member of the Cedarville United Methodist Church in Pottstown. Esther enjoyed quilting and watercolor painting.
She was preceded in death by two brothers George H. (Esther R) Cook and Robert E. Cook.
She is survived by a son, Neal A. Burtner of Canandaigua, NY, a daughter, Eileen B. Jameson and her husband Douglas J. Kennett of Alexandria, VA, two brothers, Kenneth Cook (Jane)of Wyomissing and Walter Cook (Margie) of Elizabethtown and sister in law Ruth R. Cook. There are 3 Grandsons Curtis, Douglas and John and seven Great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 1PM from the Chapel of the Tel Hai Retirement Community, 3100 Tel Hai Circle, Honey Brook, Pa., with Pastor Tim Herr officiating. Interment will follow at the Elverson Methodist Cemetery. A calling hour will be held from 12 to 1 PM at the chapel. For directions to the Tel Hai Retirement Community, please visit www.telhai.org
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Esther to the Tel Hai Care Assurance Fund, PO Box 190, Honey Brook, Pa. 19344-0190.
Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pa.
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