Dorothy E. (Foley) Burkett
Nov 15, 1925 - Jan 17, 2017
- 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.