Edna Petroff Burdick

August 3rd, 1926 - November 23rd, 2017

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Edna (Petroff) Burdick, age 91, of Erie passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Born in Erie on August 3, 1926 she was a daughter of the late Michael and Sadie (Karey) Petroff.


          Edna worked at St. Vincent Hospital in both the snack bar and cafeteria.  She was loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother known by her family as the least selfish person around.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing cards, and bowling.


          Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bob” Burdick in 2006; two grandchildren, Casey Brenan Burdick and Seth Burdick; a brother, Michael Petroff; and a son-in-law, Tom Joifrita.


          Survivors include four children, Carol Joifrita, William Burdick, wife Barbara, Keith Burdick, and Nancy Mosgrave, husband Kevin all of Erie;  two brothers, Robert and Thomas Petroff; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.


          Friends may call on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd.. Services will be held Monday at 10 AM at the mausoleum at Erie County Memorial Gardens, 7880 Edinboro Road.


          Edna’s family would like to thank her caregiver, Kim, for all of her care, compassion, and concern in taking care of Edna.


          In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Erie County Diabetes Association, 1128 State St., #302, Erie, PA  16501 or the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 3415, Erie, PA  16508.