NELLIE O'DWYER BURCH Lumberton - Nellie O'Dwyer Burch, age 83, of Lumberton, NC passed away at her residence on Saturday, March 29, 2014. She was born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, NC on April 23, 1930 to the late James O'Dwyer and the late Nellie Kelly O'Dwyer. She previously worked as a legal secretary for Freeman Investments. She graduated from New Hanover High School in 1948, Robeson Community College in 1981, and was a member of Who's Who of College Students in 1981. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, P. Holley Burch; and a son, Phillip H. Burch, Jr. Mrs. Burch is survived by her sons, Martin Joseph Burch and wife Debby of Lumberton, Michael Patrick Burch and wife Kelly of Youngsville, and John Andrew Burch and wife Tammy of Apex; daughters, Therese Burch and husband Murray of Lumberton and Catherine Burch Pedersen of Lumberton; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory, Inc., 809 East 5th Street in Lumberton. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church with Father John Gillespie officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Faith Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.floydmortuary.net .
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Mar. 31, 2014