Della Burkett


Passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014. She is survived by her four children: daughters, Roberta Gillis of Elmira, NY, Barb Schroth (Ron Beeman) of Breesport, NY, Pauline Lee of Horseheads, NY; son, Paul "Mickey" (Ruth) Burkett of Las Cruces, NM. Also surviving are six granddaughters, ten great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Della was a loving, caring, stay-at-home mother, however she did work for a year in the early 1940's at Remington Rand to support the war effort. When her children were all grown she began working at the Artistic Card Company, retiring from there in May of 1991. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. Della's guestbook may be signed in obituaries at

Thank You

Della's family would like to thank the Chemung County Nursing Facility, third floor personal, for the loving care extended to their mother during her stay.

Funeral Home

Olthof Funeral Home
1050 Pennsylvania Ave.  Elmira, NY 14904
(607) 733-7566

Published in Star-Gazette on Apr. 22, 2014