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Berdene P. Burket

Berdene P. Burket, 72, of Tyrone went to be with her Lord Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 10:10 a.m. at Valley View Home, Altoona.
She was born December 2, 1935 in Bellwood, a daughter of DeForrest and Marie (Boyer) Golden. On May 20, 1995 in Tyrone she married Ralph “Sonny” Burket. She was previously married to Warren L. Walk Sr. who survives in Tyrone.
Surviving are her husband, a daughter Cindy Brockett and husband Ken of Tyrone, 2 sons Warren L. Walk Jr. and wife Julie of Tyrone, Russell D. Walk and wife Lori of Tyrone, 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, step-children Sandy Yagiela, Roxie, Shelly, Denny, John and Jim Burket. 2 sisters, Beverly Gross and Doris Diehl both of Tyrone and 3 brothers, Ray, Darrell and Richard Golden all of Tyrone.
Mrs. Burket retired in 1996 as a nurse’s aide from Bon Secour Hospital. She had been a nurse’s aide for 22 years with previous service at Epworth Manor and Tyrone Hospital.
She had attended the Spring Mount Church of the Brethren where she was a member of the Woman’s Fellowship Group.
Berdene’s greatest love was serving Jesus her Savior. Her greatest joys came from her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She shared a special bond with her sister Beverly, who was her best friend. She enjoyed her dogs and deer and going shopping.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 1 p.m. at Spring Mount Church with Rev. Warren A. MacEachern officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Mount Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Feller Memorial Home on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from noon until the time of services.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Spring Mount Church of the Brethren, c/o Jane Sangrey, 2184 Ridge Road, Tyrone, Pa. 16686.