Amanda Dutton Burkholder Black

Amanda Black, 98, died Thursday, October 19, 2012 at Mountain View Care Center, Tucson, AZ. She was born in Dunkirk on September 28, 1914, the daughter of the late George and Effe (Borst) Dutton.

She worked as a baby-sitter and housekeeper for Dunkirk Attorney Woodin prior to moving to AZ in August 1942. She then worked as a bank teller for many years before retiring. She loved playing cards “Bridge”, knitting, Mexican train Dominos, crossword puzzles and travel.

Survivors include a sister Ruth Gallinger of Niagara Falls, a brother, Elvin “Butch” (Jane) Dutton of Dunkirk and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband James Burkholder in 1961 and her second husband Joseph Black in 1981; also a brother George “Red” Dutton and five sisters Velma Yeager, Mary Slack, Florence Moss, Edna Bradley and Clara Tippens.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11 AM at the Grace Lutheran Church, where Mrs. Black had been baptized. Burial will be at Sheridan Cemetery.