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Obituary for Dorothy May Burgess (Snyder)

Dorothy Mae Burgess, 90 of Chambersburg, PA
Passed Monday, October 23, 2023 at Paramount Senior Living in Chambersburg after a brief illness
Beloved wife of the late Robert Eugene “Gene” Burgess
Born, January 13, 1933 in Hernwood, MD the daughter of the late Emory G. Snyder and Mary Margaret (Wilt) Snyder.
She was the 11th child born out of 13 children to her parents. She married Gene on April 15 1951 and they were married for 59 years before he passed in 2010. Together they had 2 children. Dorothy loved the Lord. She enjoyed going to church on Sundays and reading her Bible. She had a very strong faith. Her passion was for the Lord and her family. She loved her husband ,children and grandchildren, her parents and all of her siblings and nieces and nephews. Everyone loved her. During her younger years she was a factory worker at Fairchild’s. She later she became a greeting card merchandiser/stocker, a job which she really enjoyed. She was a kind, nurturing daughter, sister, wife, mom, grandmom, and aunt. She loved going on outings with her sisters, and frequently hosting them for lunch. She was well known for her huge Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. She also enjoyed making beautiful craft baskets.
Devoted -mother of Deborah Fox (David) and Linda Disque (Kenneth)
Dear grandmother of Jennifer Taylor, Dustin and Michael Fox.
Dearest great-grandmother of Colin, Brealynn, Alexander Taylor. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 12 siblings Frank Snyder, Vernon Snyder, Margaret Bussey, Elsie Cress, Bertha Griffin, Helen Heacock, James Snyder, Ellwood Snyder, Mary Ruth Anderson, Carl Snyder, Phyllis Lafferty, and Olive McKinney, and her grandson Christopher Fox.
The Family will receive friends on Sunday 2 PM and 4 PM at BURRIER-QUEEN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, PA, 1212 W. OLD LIBERTY RD. SYKESVILLE, MD 21784. Where services will be held Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 11 AM. Interment Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville, MD 21784
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