Obituary of Vicki Lynette Burgess
Vicki L. Burgess
WELLSVILLE - Vicki L. Burgess, 69, of Wellsville, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at East Liverpool City Hospital.
She was born June 6, 1950, in East Liverpool, the daughter of the late John "Bunk" and Jeannine (Shelton) Gualtier. In addition to her parents, Vicki was preceded in death by her son, Brian J. Fields.
Vicki graduated from Wellsville High School in 1968. She had been employed at Superior Paint, was a secretary at W C Bunting Company, and most recently was the secretary at Roberts Funeral Home. Vicki was an active part of her community. She was a member of the Wellsville Sons of Italy Lodge #657, participated in the Alumni Activities Committee Lip Sync Shows, and was a proud majorette in the Wellsville Alumni Band. Vicki has always been a huge supporter of her children and grandchildren and could always been seen at their sporting events and other school activities. She was a member of Jehovah's Witness Kindgom Hall in Wellsville.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Burgess, whom she married December 5, 1988; three sons: Lonnie Ray Fields and his wife, Wendy, of Salineville, Ryan Burgess and his wife, Courtney, of Wellsville, and Brad Owens of Wellsville; and one daughter, Rachele Tatgenhorst and her husband, Chad, of East Liverpool. Also surviving are eight grandchildren: Jordan, Bradley, Beau, Devon, Hunter, Brooke, Quinton, and Chloe; and six great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Friday, March 20, 2020, at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of people in the funeral home at one time will be limited. Online condolences can be posted to the funeral home's website or Facebook page as register books will not be provided in the funeral home during this unprecedented time. Please be understanding of the precautions being taken in the interest of everyone's safety. Also, while the family greatly appreciates your love and support during this difficult time, they ask that you greet them with kind and loving words instead of a hug or handshake.
A private family service will be held with Vicki's uncle, Tom Gualtier, officiating.
Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made in Vicki's name to: The Wellsville Alumni Activities Committee, PO Box 194, Wellsville, OH 43968.
You may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.robertsfuneralhomewellsville.com.
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