Obituary of Eleanor Dodge Burt
Eleanor “Ellie” Dodge Burt, 87, of Tully Valley passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 1, 2019. She was the eldest of 9 children, loved the outdoors and took pride in her lawn, numerous flower gardens and flowering trees. Ellie had retired from Sears after a number of years. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who loved spending time with her family. She loved spending time in her Ocean Isle, NC home whenever possible. Ellie loved her “cats from hell” that were great comfort and entertainment. She enjoyed reading, crossword and jigsaw puzzles. Ellie was a longtime member of Tully United Community Church.
Predeceased by her parents, loving husband of 66 years Paul in 2015, beloved son Tom in 1996. She continued to keep her son, Tom’s memory alive for 22 years with a geranium Tom had given her on Mother’s Day.
Survived by daughters: Linda (Bill) Cobler, Lori (Fred) Groth, Donna (Paul) Vorndran; and son Randy (Fay) Burt; grandchildren: Mark & Seth Cobler, Kasey Amidon, Kelseigh Groth, Daniel & Thomas Burt; brothers: Ed (Karen) Dodge, Len (Suzanne) Dodge, Bruce (Laura) Dodge; sisters: Gertrude Galvin and Marilyn O’Mara; numerous nieces and nephews.