SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

September 3, 2013

Pamela (Bartnicki) Burch, 57


Bellingham, WA — Pamela Anne (Bartnicki) Burch, 57, formerly of Beverly, died on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, in the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Wash., following a brief illness.

Born in Beverly on April 21, 1956, she was the beloved daughter of Edward and Ruth (Rhoades) Bartnicki of Salem. Pam was a graduate of Beverly High School, Class of 1974. She had resided in Redondo Beach, Calif., for 25 years, before moving to Bellingham several years ago. An active member of Christ the King Community Church in Bellingham, she loved to sing in the Hopeful Sound Choir. Having lived on both coasts, she loved the ocean and long walks in nature. She cherished her family and many close friends who touched her life. She will be dearly missed and remembered by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Kenyon Burch; four sons, Chris, Casey, Shon and Chad Burch; two grandchildren, Eli and Grace Burch; two sisters, Karen Bartnicki and Wendy Ventura and her husband, Rich; one brother, Nick Bartnicki; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

ARRANGEMENTS: The family will be receiving relatives and friends on Friday, September 6, in the Grondin Funeral Home, 376 Cabot St., Beverly, from 5 to 8 p.m. Her funeral service was held on Tuesday in Christ the King Community Church in Bellingham. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Beverly Bootstraps, 371 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915, or to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923. For more information, or to send condolences, please visit www.grondinfuneralservices.com.