Harriet Burton

Obituary of Harriet A. Burton

Harriet A. Burton, affectionately known as “Beebee” by her grandchildren, of Newburgh, NY passed away on February 13, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Charles E. and Margaret Thorn Hergenhan Sr., she was born in White Plains, NY. Harriet worked as a teacher’s assistant for Primary Learning Experience in New Windsor, NY. She will be dearly missed. The family wishes to express sincere thanks to Dr. Patel and staff for their care and support. Survivors include her loving husband of 51 years, Robert M. Burton, at home; son, Matthew Burton and his wife, Andrea, of New Jersey; daughter, Michelle Gulla and her husband, Andrea, of Massachusetts; brother, Robert Hergenhan of Ilion, NY; sister-in-law, Mary Hergenhan of Walden, NY; grandchildren, Michael Burton, Logan Burton, Nicholas Gulla and Elizabeth Gulla; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Harriet was predeceased by her brothers, Michael Hergenhan and Charles Hergenhan. A visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Sunday, February 16th at the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, 39 Orchard St. Walden, NY 12586. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 AM on Monday, February 17th at Our Lady of the Lake Chapel, 433 S. Plank Rd. Newburgh, NY 12550. Burial will follow in Wallkill Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Harriet’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties.
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Sunday
16
February

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Gridley-Horan Funeral Home
39 Orchard St.
Walden, New York, United States
(845) 778-3811
Sunday
16
February

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Gridley-Horan Funeral Home
39 Orchard St.
Walden, New York, United States
(845) 778-3811
Monday
17
February

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Monday, February 17, 2020
Our Lady of the Lake Chapel
433 S. Plank Road
Newburgh, New York, United States
Monday
17
February

Burial

12:00 pm
Monday, February 17, 2020
Wallkill Valley Cemetery
Route 52
Walden, New York, United States
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