Elizabeth Burkett

Obituary of Elizabeth Emma Burkett

Elizabeth “Betty” Emma (Boring) Gregorich Rex Burkett, 95, formerly of New Florence.  Passed away November 16, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center.  Born September 2, 1924 in New Florence the daughter of the late James T. and Vinnie J. (Penrose) Boring. Also preceded in death by first husband Mickey George Gregorich; second husband Arthur Rex; infant son Raymond Dennis Gregorich. Sister Janet Clawson. Brother Samuel Boring. Numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.


Survived by Children Donna Krouse, Johnstown; James Gregorich and wife Darlene, Bolivar; Joyce Kinzey and husband William “Skip”, New Florence; Richard Gregorich, New Florence.  Grandchildren Geri Krouse, Vicki Rager & husband Jim, Keith Krouse, Brooke Sowers & husband Brad, Eric Gregorich and wife Katrina, Derra Banks and husband Stacey, Jamean “Bud” Gregorich and wife Jaime, Michael Gregorich and wife Cheyanne, Kyle Kinzey and wife Teenie. 11 Great-grandchildren.  Sisters and brothers Dora Henderson; Eugene Boring and wife Romanyne, Harry Boring and wife Isabelle, all New Florence; Joan Payne, Blairsville.  Numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.


Betty was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was an excellent cook and baker.  She enjoyed camping, traveling, Gospel Sings and Bingo.  Betty would connect and drive her camper by herself to Florida.



Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 PM  Monday and 10 till time of service 11 AM Tuesday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier Street, New Florence.  Pastor  Paul Funk  officiating.  Interment Germany Lutheran Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Germany United Methodist Church or New Florence Senior Center. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com