Margaret Burnham

Obituary of Margaret Burnham

Margaret Burnham 1948-2020 Margaret passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 8, 2020 with her family by her side. She was born on November 6, 1948 to the late Robert and Calista (Tobin) Neville. Margaret attended St. Mary's school. She graduated from the LPN program at OCM BOCES and continued her studies at TC3, receiving her RN degree. She was employed many years at Cortland Memorial Hospital, Highgate Manor, and Cortland Park Nursing Facility where she mentored so many young nurses. Margaret also worked at Tully Hill which she loved very much except for the winter drive. Margaret was an avid bingo player B4. She adored spending her time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren who will miss her dearly. Margaret is survived by her children Douglas (Renee) Burnham and Laurie (John) Miller, her siblings Mary Neville and James (Mary Ellen) Neville, her grandchildren Corey (Sam) Sims, Cortnee (Will) Sims, Kayla (David) Burnham, Calista (Mickelle) Dayton, and Jenelle (Tanner) Treacy, her great grandchildren Kagen, Rosie, Connor, Remi, Bentley, Ukiah, and Parker, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. At Margaret's request, contributions can be made to Hospicare and Palliative Care Services at 172 E. King Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850