Dorothy E. (Foley) Burkett

Nov 15, 1925 - Jan 17, 2017

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Omaha, Neb. - Mrs. Dorothy E. (Foley) Burkett died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in Omaha, Nebraska. She was born in Bangor, Maine, on November 15, 1925, a daughter of Frank and Frances (Nolan) Foley.
Dorothy was a graduate of John Bapst High School in Bangor, ME. She moved to Omaha after her marriage to Melvin L. Burkett.
Dorothy is survived by daughter, Bonnie (Frank) Burkett Povondra; daughter-in-law, Linda Burkett; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; sister, Ellen "Tina" Campbell of Brewer, ME; many loving nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Melvin L. Burkett; her son, James L. Burkett; and eleven siblings, Roselle, William, John, Francis, Edward, Edwin, Isabelle Case, George, Caroline Keilty, Ruth Delaney and Frank.
Family and friends remembered Dorothy's life with a gathering on January 21, 2017, at the Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home and the burial service followed. Memorial donations in Dorothy's name may be made to John Bapst Memorial High School, 100 Broadway, Bangor ME 04401.
Published on  January 28, 2017
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