Watertown- The funeral service for Marie E. Burnett, 67, will be Wednesday, March 20, 1:00pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc, Rev. Jane Eastham officiating. Calling hours will precede the service from 11am-1pm. Spring burial will be held in Hillside Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Marie passed away at her residence March 14, 2013.
She was born April 15, 1945, a daughter to Louis Ray and Elizabeth Anable Shepard. She was educated locally. She married Vernon Burnett on September 25, 1965. Mr. Burnett passed on August 9, 1983.
Marie enjoyed reading, cooking, fishing, bowling, and watching sporting events.
Marie is survived by her daughter, Ann Burnett, Glen Park; a companion, Wayne Mergott Jr., Dexter; 2 brothers, Norton (Carolyn) Shepard, Watertown, Earl (Charleen) Shepard, Watertown; a sister, Ruth (Robert) Lambert, New Jersey; 2 grandchildren, Steven (Rayanna) Clukey, Tara Clukey; a great-granddaughter, Shelby Paris; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she is pre-deceased by 2 brothers, Harry & Frank Shepard.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com