MOUNT VERNON — Ida June Burritt, 82, of Mount Vernon and formerly of Apple Valley, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Knox Community Hospital.

She was born June 6, 1936, in Bridgeport to the late Clyde and Garnet (Seevers) Bell. Ida, along with her husband, George, owned and operated the Hilltop Carryout in Mount Vernon for over 23 years. She was a former member of the Colonial City Women of the Moose Chapter #100 and current member of the Knox County Chapter #236 Order of Eastern Star. Ida enjoyed socializing while serving customers at the carryout. She also enjoyed playing euchre and bingo. But most of all, she loved the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and family.

Ida is survived by her daughters, Cynthia (Dana) Harper of Mount Vernon, Georgette Burritt of Mount Vernon; three sons, Harry (Stephanie) Burritt of Houston, Texas, Bob (Susanne) Burritt of Bellbrook and Don (Katie) Burritt of Highland Ranch, Colorado; eight grandchildren, Jessica (Jason) Burritt Wells, Devin (Jessica Atherton) Burritt, Demeris Burritt, Tatum Burritt, Jennifer Burritt, Austin Burritt, Alyssa Burritt and Jack Burritt; and three great-grandchildren, Danielle Wells, Colton Wells and Henry Atherton-Burritt.

In addition to her parents, Ida was preceded in death by her husband, George Burritt; five brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call on Friday, June 29, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. The service will follow beginning at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Capper officiating. Burial will be held in South Lawn Cemetery near Utica.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ida June Burritt.


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