Eda P. Burnett, 89

Eda P. Burnett (nee Perantoni), 89, of West Bend, formerly of Ballston Lake, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend.

She was born on March 1, 1919 in Barre, Vt. to the late Attilio and Giovanna (nee Tedeschi) Perantoni, and graduated from Spalding High School in the class of 1937.

On Dec. 9, 1939, Eda was united in marriage to James A. Burnett in Barre, Vt. Together they resided in the Ballston Lake area until moving to the West Bend area several years ago to be closer to their daughter, Giannina.

Eda was formerly employed at the Rock of Ages Co. in Barre, Vt. She was an auxiliary member of the East Glenville Volunteer Fire Department. Eda received great enjoyment at volunteering in the elementary school libraries in the Burnt Hills Ballston Lake School District.

She is survived by three children, Giannina (John) Radcliffe of West Bend, Ann (Mike) Dahlin of Prescott, Ariz. and Scott (Claire) Burnett of Fal-mouth, Maine; three grandchildren, Eliza-beth (David Kram-lich) Radcliffe, Kristofer (Andrea) Radcliffe and Shawn Dahlin; four great-grandchildren, Madison Radcliffe, Hayden Radcliffe, Char-lotte Radcliffe, and Campbell Kramlich; a brother, Edo (Agnes) Perantoni of Barre, Vt.; a sister-in-law, Kathleen Perantoni of Barre, Vt.; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband James in January, 2006; a grandson, Jake Dahlin; and a brother, Olvero Peran-toni.

Funeral Mass in remembrance of Eda will be held on Friday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church. The Rev. Kevin Carroll will be the celebrant. A reception to visit with the family will follow. Entombment will take place at a later date in Hope Cemetery in Barre, Vt.

Memorials to St. James Foundation are appreciated.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.