“Ginny” Virginia Ruth Burk, 91, of Penn Yan, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital.
Friends and family are invited to attend her memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Branchport United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Branchport Cemetery in Branchport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ginny’s name to the Branchport Cemetery Association or the Branchport United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2, Keuka Park, N.Y. 14478.
Ginny was born in the Town of Jerusalem. Nov. 5, 1924, the daughter of the late Charles and Ora (Orr) Dinehart. She worked all her life on the family farm as well as willow tied and picked grapes for many local vineyards. She had also worked as a cleaner at the Branchport School and Penn Yan Academy before retirement. Ginny was a member and past treasurer of the Branchport United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Auxiliary of the Branchport Fire Dept., the Branchport Cemetery Association, member and past treasurer of the CSEA Local Union and the Guyanoga Grange. She loved to go on K-Venture Trips.
Ginny is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Arthur and Lori Burk; grandchildren, Charles Burk and Melissa Burk; great-grandchildren, David Jr., Kenneth, Violet, and Trey Hopkins; step-grandchildren, Scott Fisher and Jenny Perron; her sister-in-law, Pauline Dinehart; brother-in-law, Lyle Burk; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Ginny was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Burk Jan. 28, 1977; six sisters and a brother.
Friends and family may share memories of Ginny at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com