Obituaries » Dolores M Massie
Dolores M. Massie (nee Burkhart), 84, of Pittsgrove Twp. passed away on Friday morning September 26, 2014 at home where she had been under the care of family & hospice. Dolores was born & raised in Vineland and was a lifelong Pittsgrove Twp. resident. She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Springer) & Clyde Burkhart. Dolores was also pre deceased by her husband Grady “Rough House” Massie, Sr. in 2006 as well as her daughter Maebelle Thompson, sons Kenneth & Dennis Green, grandson Norman Thompson, Jr., brothers Robert & Clyde Burkart & sisters Joan Hassen & Phyllis M. “Trilly” Green. Over the years Mrs. Massie had worked at N.J. Fireworks Co & Triton Glass before retiring from the Peerless Button Factory in Vineland. She was a longtime member and Trustee of the Norma Baptist Church as well as member of the Norma-Alliance Fire Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling in several leagues when she was younger as well crocheting. She is survived by her children; Grady Massie Jr. & wife Connie & Theodore Green. 2 step children; Diane Zitto, & Bruce Massie. Son in-law; Norman Thompson, Sr. Several Grandchildren & many Great Great Grandchildren as well as nieces & nephews. Relatives & friends will be received on Tuesday September 30, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the Pancoast Funeral Home, 676 S. Main Rd., Vineland, NJ where her funeral service will be conducted at 11 AM. Burial will follow in the Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, NJ. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Norma Baptist Church, 771 Gershal Ave., Norma, NJ 08347 or to the Inspira Hospice, 1138 E. Chestnut Ave. #3B, Vld, NJ 08360.