Helen Cleo Burgoon, 91, of Bradford, formerly of Duke Center, passed away Monday (Sept. 26, 2016) surrounded by her loving family, at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born in Callensburg, on Sept. 1, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Louise Flick Cook.
On July 28, 1945, in St. Catherine Church in DuBois, she married Laurence R. Burgoon, who died on July 3, 2003.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church.
Surviving are five daughters, Christine (Bruce) Schuessler of Duke Center, Mary Susan Fowler of Eldred, Nancy Pascale of Bradford, Linda Fox Wankel (James) of Duke Center, and Lori (Robert) Gross of Eldred; two sons, Michael (Marilyn) Burgoon of Rew, and Andrew (Beth) Burgoon of Bradford; one sister, Ethel Reynolds of Brookville; 21 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters Bernice Searer, and Betty Nick, one brother Robert Cook, and one great-grandson, Gabriel Gross, two sons-in-law, Allen Fowler and Patrick Fox.
Family will be receiving friends on Wednesday from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., where a prayer service will be held at Thursday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Bernard Church, with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant. Committal services and burial will be in Scotch Hill Cemetery in Leeper at 10:30 a.m. Friday.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Friendship Table or St. Bernard Church Building Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, 2016