The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 1, 2014

Kathleen Jo Burkley


Star Beacon

ORWELL — Kathleen Jo Burkley, age 69, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Haines City, FLA., while recovering from a recent surgery.

She was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on May 28, 1944, the daughter of Harold and Josephine Priddy.

Kathy and her husband William “Bill” were owners and operators of Pine Lakes Campground since 1976. She is remembered for her kind heart, wisdom, quick wit, faith, and love for all.

She is survived by her husband, Bill; children, Cindy, Gary, Patty and Susan; brother, Tom; mother-in-law, Martha; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A Funeral Mass officiated by the Rev. John T. Burkley will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4th, at St. Lucy Mission, 16280 Kinsman Road, Middlefield, Ohio.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 3rd, at PAINE FUNERAL HOME INC., 140 E. Main St., Orwell, Ohio.

A committal service of her ashes will take place in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Ladies Auxiliary at Geauga Medical Center, 13207 Ravenna Road, Chardon, Ohio 44024, envelopes available at the funeral home. Please note in memory of Kathy Burkley.

Obituary and condolences at www.painefuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.