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December 29, 2011

Marieanna Burlingame, of Callicoon, NY, a retired director of nursing in the Skilled Nursing Unit at Catskill Regional Medical Center, died December 24, 2011 at Kaplan Family Hospice Center, Newburgh, NY. She was 75.

She was born in Brooklyn, NY on February 9, 1936 to Diedrich Gottfried and Martha Dora Oelerich Iken. She was married to the late Ellis Ward Burlingame.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, St. Tammany Chapter, Callicoon, NY.

Survivors include her son Ward Ellis Burlingame and his fiancee, Christine Hillriegel of Bethel, NY; daughter Becky Reddish and her husband Norman “Butch” Reddish of Callicoon; brother Diedrich Iken and his wife Josephine of Collinsville, CT; grandchildren Brittany, Blain, Matthew, James and Dolores; daughter-in-law Julie Huggins Burlingame of Cochecton, NY; a niece and two nephews; and her best friend, Sue Kalin.

Services were on Wednesday, December 28, at the Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church. Order of the Eastern Star Services were on Tuesday evening at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan County or Delaware Lodge No. 561 F&A Masons, Callicoon, NY 12723.