Violet Burd, 88 of Cabot passed away on Monday, September 21, 20202 at Quality Life Services, Fair Winds Manor.
Born on July 1, 1932 in Jefferson Township, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles Louis and Susanna Maude Walchesky.
Violet worked as a picker for the mushroom farm in Winfield. She was a member of the Buffalo Presbyterian Church in Sarver, and a 41-year member of the Pine Grove Rovers Camping Club. She enjoyed camping with her family, hosting live music gatherings at her home, singing in the Buffalo Presbyterian Church choir, sewing, crafting and cooking delicious meals for her family and friends. Violet was a kind-hearted woman with a strong faith in God. One of her greatest joys was spending quality time with her family.
She is survived by her sons, Randell (Maura) Burd of Harwick, Raymond Burd of Freeport, 7 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. "Bill" Burd, her son, John Burd and her 13 siblings.
Friends will be received on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc. 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 11 am at the funeral home with Rev. Jean Smith officiating.
Interment will follow at the Buffalo Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
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