Diana Lynn Burge, 65, of Clarksburg, WV (formerly Salem), passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Clarksburg on August 23, 1953, a daughter of the late William and Mary Darden. In addition to her parents Diana was preceded in death by her husband, Gary G. Burge Sr. on April 20, 2004.
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Surviving is one son, Gary G. Burge Jr. and wife Kate of Creighton, PA; and granddaughter Lyla Burge whom she loved spending time with.
Diana graduated from Notre Dame and then attended nursing school. She worked in nursing for many years at Heartland of Clarksburg and several nursing homes in the area before retiring from Grafton City Hospital. Her nursing career was her life, she loved caring for others and even helped care for her aunts and uncles in their final years. She loved music, especially playing the piano and singing. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she sang in the choir and was a member of the Parish Nurse Ministry. Diana also loved dogs, especially her “Lady” and “Silver” over the years. She also enjoyed working the voting polls and was an avid WVU football and basketball fan.
Cremation services will take place and there will be a gathering of family and friends at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 5 until 7pm, at which time Catholic Funeral Rites will be celebrated with Father Casey Mahone presiding. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Burge Family during this time.