Carolyn Burt

Obituary of Carolyn A. Burt

CAROLYN ANN BURT Honeoye Falls: Carolyn, 91, went to her great reward in Heaven on Saturday, 10 October 2020, after a long illness. Predeceased by her parents, Hilding J. and Aneta F. Winterquist of Port Allegany, PA; her loving husband of 47 years, David James Burt. She is survived by sisters JoAnn Moore and Judy Weekley (Clinton), both of Emporium, PA; children Fae M. Burt, Susan K. Mantegna (Dennis) (Rick Hessney), David John Burt (Suzanne), and Larry Kelly; grandchildren Aaron Mantegna (Jessica DeFazio), Melissa L. Mantegna (Lucious Chance), Tiffani F. Mantegna, Anthony Torres, Heather N. Mantegna (George McIntyre), Nicholas W. Kastner (Amy); great grandchildren Gianna and Maddox Mantegna, Mason and Nicky DeFazio, Jada Mantegna, Anthony "Doeda" and Micah Torres, Brayden and Ahna McIntyre, and Cameron, Cailee, and Christian Kastner. Carolyn is also survived by many extended family members, nieces, nephews, and many friends. Carolyn was born in Port Allegany, PA, married in 1951 and moved to Germany where David served in the US Army and Fae was born. They returned to the US in 1954, stationed at Fort Monmouth, NJ, where Susan was born. The family moved to Honeoye Falls in 1956 and David was born in Rochester in 1957. Yea! A boy! They joined the United Methodist Church of Honeoye Falls in 1956, where Carolyn taught Sunday School for several years and was active on many committees. She loved her Church and Church family, where she extended herself and became everyone's "surrogate" Mom and Gramma. She loved everyone as her own, and instilled purpose, hope, and strength into everyone around her. Carolyn became a Guardian Angel to those that needed direction and hope the most, and through her words of wisdom, she was able to make a difference in many young people's lives. She always encouraged all to do their very best, not settle for less, and always follow the plan and purpose that God had set for them. She created traditions for her family that are still carried out today by her children and grandchildren. Now that Carolyn has been laid to rest, she has been reunited with her groom. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Honeoye Falls United Methodist Church, Honeoye Falls Mendon Ambulance, or Open Door Mission in Carolyn's memory. Family will receive friends and family on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at the Merton H Kays Funeral Home from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, following CDC guidelines. Carolyn's Celebration of Life will be held Friday, 16 October 2020, at 3:00 PM for immediate family only, due to COVID restrictions. You may join the family on Facebook Live at "United Methodist Church of Honeoye Falls". Please contact Carolyn's immediate family if you would like to join via Zoom, enabling you to share a memory.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc.
59 Monroe Street
Honeoye Falls, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Honeoye Falls Cemetery
North Main Street
Honeoye Falls, New York, United States
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