Maureen P. Burt
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Maureen P. Burt passed away unexpectedly on November 23, 2012, the day after spending time with her family in Arizona on Thanksgiving Day. She was born April 28, 1928 in Los Angeles, California to parents, Maurice and Constance Broadbelt. Maureen attended Dorsey High School and met her loving husband, Edwin "Gene" Burt while attending summer school. They married on May 24, 1947 and lived in Inglewood, CA where Gene and Maureen managed their family business: Coburn Roofing. Maureen became a homemaker after the birth of son, Michael. The Burts moved to Palos Verdes in March 1966 making the Palos Verdes Peninsula their lifelong home. Maureen was a committed and active volunteer with numerous community organizations such as: PTA President of Inglewood Elementary School, Elks Emblem Club, Native Daughters, Rotary Ann's, Brownies, Girl Scouts, Home Owners Association, American Cancer Society, but is best known for her 20 plus years of tireless dedication to the Women's Guild of San Pedro Peninsula Hospital raising millions of dollars for hospital projects and equipment. Her hobbies included bowling, golf, Dodger baseball games, and being a loyal fan of the UCLA Bruins. Maureen loved being a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family, who will all miss her more than words can express. Maureen is preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Constance Broadbelt; and beloved sons, Michael and Daniel. She is survived by her devoted husband of 65 years, Edwin "Gene" Burt; son, Patrick (Marva), and daughter, Donna; grandchildren: Nicole, Addam, Ashley, Kaley; great-children: Layne, Cole, Austin, Aubrey, Patrick, Matelli, Savannah, Regan, and Harbor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 3160 Geneva Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020, Telephone: (213)-388-3151 or visit www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org. There will be a private family service in December, with a community Memorial & Celebration of Life service in early 2013 with date and venue to be determined. For more information, please call Gene Burt at (310) 377-7726. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Dec. 5 to Dec. 8, 2012