OBITUARY

Essie E. Burkey

April 6, 1935November 27, 2018
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Essie E. (nee Laumann) Burkey, 83, of Plymouth Meeting, PA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Essie was the wife of Elwood Burkey & daughter of the late Elizabeth A. (nee Getty) and Wilhelm Laumann. She was born on April 6, 1935 in Norristown, PA. Essie loved to play bingo, do crossword puzzles, and play the slot machines at the casino. Essie was predeceased by 3 children: Sherry Burkey, Elwood Jr., and Chris Burkey and 2 sisters: Betty (the late Alfred) Burkey & Mary Humphries. Surviving is 1 daughter: Deborah (John) Robinson; 1 grandson; Christopher (Meg) Burkey, and 1 great-grandson: Charles Burkey. Essie is also survived by 2 siblings: Bill (Debbie) Laumann and Beryl (the late Dennis) Roden. Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 10:00am-11:00am at George Washington Memorial Park Chapel: 80 Stenton Ave. Plymouth Meeting, PA. A Memorial Service will begin at 11AM. Burial to follow at George Washington Memorial Park. Arrangements are with Alleva Funeral Home, Inc. of Paoli, PA.

Services

  • Calling time at George Washington Memorial Park Chapel Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Memorial Service at George Washington Memorial Park Chapel Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Burial at George Washington Memorial Park Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Essie E. Burkey

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Michele Vacante

November 29, 2018

Aunt Essie was a sweet loving person , I lived right next door!... mom mother was her sister and my father was her husband’s brother !... ( can’t get closer than that ) ... this woman helped my mother raise myself and my siblings!..,, she never called me by my name ( only when angry) but called everyone George!... EXCEPT me !... I was Barbara...., Hahahah.... the Heavens opened up the sky and called her up !.... Sherry , woody , Chris , my mom , are looking out for her !... I’m going to miss her with all my heart !!... Aunt Essie, please let my mom know , we love her and we miss her !... and her kids are ok !!... I love you !😘❤️💕

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