Burch, Edna Marie Wathen
Birth: Saturday, October 19, 1940
Residence: Mechanicsville, MD
Death: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the age of 79
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Edna Marie Wathen Burch, "Sissy",79 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on September 16, 2020 in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on October 19, 1940 in Loveville, MD and was the daughter of the late Dorothy Gertrude Wathen and George Holland Wathen. Sissy was the loving wife of the late Joseph Franklin Burch, Sr. who proceeded her in death on February 12, 2000. She is survived by her companion David Farrell of Avenue, MD; sons Raymond A. Burch of Mechanicsville, MD, Joseph Burch, Jr. of Avenue, MD, 5 grandchildren; Joseph Franklin Burch, III, Brian Anthony Burch, Shayne Matthew Burch, Susan Marie Burch and Theresa Carolina Burch, and 1 great grandchild. As well as her siblings; Bernard A. Wathen of Mechanicsville, MD, George Holland Wathen, Jr of Welcome, MD.
She was a lifelong St. Mary's County, MD resident. Sissy graduated from St. Mary's Academy and was a Business office manager at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital for 49 years, retiring in 2007.
Sissy loved flower gardens, yard sales, cooking, canning tomatoes and cucumbers. In addition, she loved bluegrass music.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 10:00 Am to 11:00 Am in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD; where a Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM with Father John Nguyen officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery Morganza, MD. Serving as pallbearers will be Grant Garcia, Paul Techer, Alex Pickrelli, Mike Wathen, Harold Jefferies, and Wayne Johnson.