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Elizabeth Fisher Burd

May 10, 1918 — June 3, 2014

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Elizabeth Fisher Burd, 96, of 4 North Aspen Place, “The Cottages” at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg, entered into rest at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at her residence.

She was born on May 10, 1918 in Chillisquaque, Twp., Northumberland County, a daughter of the late Ross and Esther (Lucas) Fisher of Hartleton, Pa.

Elizabeth was united into marriage on June 17, 1945 to James L. Burd in Potters Mills, PA, at the Methodist Church. James passed away on June 16, 1990, at their home in Aaronsburg, Pa.

She attended Montandon Area Schools and graduated from Laurelton High School class of 1936.

Mrs. Burd worked at Westinghouse in Sunbury, Pa during World War II making secret parts for the War efforts.  She also worked at the Laurelton Center for 19 years as an attendant and supervisor.

Elizabeth was a member of the Aaronsburg Lutheran Church, and also a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Lewisburg.  She loved helping friends and family in need.  She enjoyed making quilts and serving others where she could.

Mrs. Burd is survived by a sister, Ethel Musser and her husband, Dr. William T. Musser of Mifflinburg; five nephews and spouses, Michael R. and Monica Fisher of Lewisburg, Pa., Scott and Heidi Musser of Franklin, Mass., Steven and Pamela Musser of Scottsdale, Ariz., Thomas and Janette Musser of Saint Charles, Ill., Robert and Karen Musser of Mifflinburg, Pa.; and a niece and spouse, Pamela and Thomas Hurwitz of Lewisburg, Pa.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Donald R. Fisher on January 28, 1999.

There will be no public viewing.  Family and friends are invited to the visitation from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut Street, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 11, with The Rev. Gregory Kramer, officiating.

Interment will be in Hartleton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Burd’s memory may be sent to Faith Lutheran Church, 2349 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

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