|Ethelyn "Lynne" Cecelia Barton|
Born: Apr 17, 1923
Loc: Amity Twp. Erie Co. PA
Died: Aug 2, 2005
Loc: Largo, FL
Bur: Sylvan Abbey Memorial
Father: John Luther Barton
Mother: Viva Waive Chapin
Married: May 25, 1946 at Saegertown,
Crawford Co. PA
Spouse: Harold LeRoy Burger,
son of Earl Burger and Ruth Boyd
|Census: 1930: Amity Twp. Erie Co. PA|
Military – US Navy World War II
She served as an Aircraft Instrument Technician at San Diego, CA
Two daughters preceded her in death:
Mrs. Michael (Nancy Ann) Kennedy
Mrs. Jerry (Cynthia Louise) Bare
Ethelyn was the first female Commander of American Legion Heisler-Johnson
Post 119, Largo, FL - 1968
Her hobbies were genealogy, crossword puzzles, painting and traveling. She also loved cats and had many as household pets over the years, even a somewhat feral cat named "Ed" would come scratching at the door when a "FL " storm was on the way. She was never too busy to listen to all the problems or joys of her many relatives and friends.
She had great talent as a painter and did portraits of many family members and friends in addition to doing many beautiful landscapes and other paintings.
She worked for many years as an inspector at Honeywell, St Petersburg, FL. When the computer was recovered from the Challenger she was called back to Honeywell to inspect the computer of the main engine, she said " They really looked terrible but the memory was intact. It showed the main engine computers had worked perfectly."