Elizabeth Burgdorf, retired Hannibal teacher

Elizabeth M. “Pam” McGlen Burgdorf, 87, of Fair Haven, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.

Born in North Hannibal, she graduated from Hannibal High School and SUNY Oswego with a bachelor of arts degree in education.

She was a second-grade school teacher with Hannibal Central School District where she retired in 1979. She was a communicant of St. Jude’s Chapel, Fair Haven.

She was a charter member of the American Legion Prior Stock Post #1552 Auxiliary, charter member of the Hannibal Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, New York State Retired Teachers Association, T.O.P.S., and the Sterling Senior Citizens.

She was a former member of Shirts and Skirts.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Lyle McGlen, who died in 1987.

She is survived by her husband, Charles H. Burgdorf of Fair Haven; two daughters, Dr. Nancy (Joseph Gadawski) McGlen of Grand Island and Mary (Bernie) Dominick of Minetto; one son, Fred McGlen of Oswego; cousin, Dorothy Williams of Fulton; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. today, May 5, 2012 at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 923 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

Contributions may be made to: Agnes H. Mead Memorial Fund, c/o Hannibal Community Bank, P.O. Box 116, Hannibal, NY 13074 or to a charity of one’s choice.

Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal has charge of arrangements.

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