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Madolyn Yost Burch, of Fairmont, passed away at St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home on Jan. 15, 2017.
She was born March 7, 1921, in Mannington, a daughter of the late Guy Yost and Mabel Jolliffe Yost.
Madolyn was a retired employee of Fairmont Westinghouse Electric Corp. with 38 years of service. She held membership in the Order of the Eastern Star No. 34 of Fairmont and the White Shrine of Jerusalem. She also was a member of the Fairmont YWCA, Pricketts Fort Foundation, West Augusta Historical Society, AARP and Marion County Senior Citizens. She was a Methodist by faith.
She and her late husband were longtime residents and members of the Rock Lake Club of Fairmont where they were active within the community and had many longtime friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Burch; her brother, Ernest Yost; and niece, Linda McGrath.
She is survived by a niece, Janet Osborne; a nephew, Ronald Reiter; and their families in Virginia.
Sincere appreciation is extended to the staff of St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home for their abundant kindness, consideration and care of Madolyn, where she resided during her remaining years.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. - noon Friday at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, at 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday in the funeral home with Rev. Valarie Gittings officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on January 17, 2017
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