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Elizabeth Celestine Burgher

1935 ~ 2020 (age 85)

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Elizabeth Celestine  Burgher, 85, formerly of Kingston, passed away on June 6, 2020 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township.


Born on March 7, 1935, in Alabama.


She worked for many years for the NYC Transit Authority.


Elizabeth was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Wilkes-Barre. She was a member of The Eastern Star- Queen Sheba #94 of the Vashti Grand Chapter.


She was preceded in death by; her first husband, John Shipley, her second husband, Richard Burgher, who passed in 2009, and her son, Fletcher Hodges  


Surviving are a host of grandchildren, family members and friends.


A Viewing will be held from 11:30 A.M til the time of the service


Home Going Services will be held on Friday, at 12:30 PM  at Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, 465 S. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, will be Reverend Michael Brewster officiating.  Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Township.

A special thanks to all of her care givers especially LaMont and Wanda.

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June 19, 2020

11:30 AM to 7:00 PM
AT Kniffen O&rsquo!Malley Leffler Funeral

Funeral Service
June 19, 2020

12:30 PM
AT Kniffen O&rsquo!Malley Leffler Funeral

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