Myrtle L. Burgess

Myrtle L. Burgess of Malvern Myrtle L. Burgess, 72, of Malvern, passed away on Dec. 25, 2012. Born in 1940, in West Chester, Myrtle was the daughter of Mary E. (Henkels) and William Crawford Burgess, both deceased. She was a graduate of Conestoga High School and worked as a secretary for many years. Myrtle was the beloved mother of David R. Burgess (Robin) of West Chester and Gail M. Burgess of Malvern; loving grandmother of Collan C., Eddie, Max, Carol and Joshua; and dear sister of William C. Burgess (the late Mary), Mildred B. Frisby and Jeanette Reisinger (Joel). She was predeceased by her grandchildren, Theresa Wilkinson and Erica Burgess; and her brother, George Burgess. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 and 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan 3, followed by her funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Donohue Funeral Home, 43 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown. Interment Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer. Online condolences at

Published in The Daily Local on Dec. 30, 2012