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Carol A. Burkey

1949 - 2021

Carol A. Burkey, 71, of Patton Rd. Danville, passed away on July 11, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born in Summerhill on November 11, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Regina (McConnell) Smith Miller. She was married on October 31, 1970 to Craig D.
Burkey, Sr., who survives.

 

She was a 1968 graduate of Central Cambria High School and she worked as a secretary for Penn View Christian Academy. Carol was a devoted member of New Columbia God’s Missionary Church. Carol enjoyed reading, especially reading and studying the Bible. Most importantly, Carol loved time she spent with family.

Carol is survived by her husband, Craig; a son, Craig D. Burkey, Jr of Lock Haven; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carrie and Neal Zimmerman of Danville, and Christa and the Rev. Rob Dicken of Penns Creek; six brothers, Walt, Richard, Duane, Cliff, Gerald, and Edward; three sisters, Evelyn, Myrtle, and Lois; nine grandchildren, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Travis, Tiffany, Shanelle, Ryan, Wesley, Regina, and Britney; and great-granddaughter, Iris.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell and Gary; and four sisters, Audrey, Dorothy, Lydia, and Sylvia.

Friends and relatives will be received from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 16 at God’s Missionary Church, 852 Ridge Rd., New Columbia where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 17 with Pastor Brian Spangler officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Penns Creek.

Flowers or memorial donations may be sent to her home church: God’s Missionary Church, 852 Ridge Rd., New Columbia, PA 17856.

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My deepest sympathies to all of you. Aunt Carol had such a sweet soul. Her laughter was so infectious. When I was a child, she was like my older sister. It is hard to believe she is gone. Karen (Mullen) Bishop

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