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Martha H. (Hazzard) Burgett

Born: Thu., Feb. 6, 1930
Died: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019


Services are to be announced


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Stevensville - Martha H. Burgett, 89, passed away on February 10, 2019 at the Living Centre in Stevensville. Martha was born on February 6, 1930 in Cortland, NY to Donald & Florence Hazzard. She was the youngest of four children. Martha attended Truxton Central High School in Truxton, NY and graduated in 1948. She married a local boy, Joe Burgett, on August 17, 1952 in Homer, NY. She was a loving and caring mother of five children, Don, Steve, Gary, Carol and Art. In 1971, Joe and Martha moved to Stevensville, MT. Martha worked for Ravalli County Bank in Hamilton for many years before retiring. Martha was a talented painter. She painted many beautiful pictures through the years. She also loved to sew and quilt with her many friends. Martha spent many hours teaching her grandchildren how to sew and quilt. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Stevensville. She really enjoyed going to breakfast with the ladies after church. Martha is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Joe, her son Art, her parents, sister Catherine Crosley, and brother Bob Hazzard. She is survived by her sister Betty MacNeill of Homer, NY, her sons Don (Jill) Burgett of Seaside, OR, Steve (Donna) Burgett, Gary (Kerry) Burgett all of Stevensville, daughter Carol (Allen) Teets of Bruceton Mills, WV. Seven grandchildren Sean (Stephani) Burgett, Jessica (Fernando) de Galaviz, Kristopher (Ashley) Burgett, Jennifer Burgett, Martha (Travis) Gerten, Jake Burgett, and Arden (Heather) Paugh and 12 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held later this summer with a date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the United Methodist Church, 216 College Street, Stevensville, MT 59870. Our sincere thanks to the staff of the Living Centre for all their love and care of Martha.

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Lee and Linda Scharff
   Posted Wed February 13, 2019
Always a great neighbor! Now she and Joe are together again!

Linda Pfau
   Posted Thu February 14, 2019
So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady and I always enjoyed laying with her.

Carola Mielke
   Posted Sat February 16, 2019
What an amazing lady. Always loved going to her house and listening to Joe and Martha stories. She being so small and quiet and Joe being so big and gruff. She was very special and she will be missed by all that had pleasure of being part of her life.

Nancy L Lowell
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
My sincere sympathy to all of you at this difficult time. I just thought the world of your Mom--we got to be very good friends when I visiting Mom and she was with Joe at the nursing home.

Vickie Vernon
   Posted Wed March 06, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I know Martha is in a better place and with Joe now. She was a great lady I enjoyed taking to lunch after church. May the special memories help you all heal your broken hearts. God Bless.

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