Barbara Mlasgar
B: 1934-04-29
D: 2020-04-06
View Details
Mlasgar, Barbara
Ruth Gersch
B: 1921-12-02
D: 2020-04-03
View Details
Gersch, Ruth
Richard Mazzole
B: 1955-07-21
D: 2020-04-01
View Details
Mazzole, Richard
Barbara Ryberg
B: 1930-08-28
D: 2020-03-31
View Details
Ryberg, Barbara
John Carter
B: 1938-06-22
D: 2020-03-28
View Details
Carter, John
Robert Gunther
B: 1952-09-27
D: 2020-03-28
View Details
Gunther, Robert
Deborah Tressler
B: 1959-11-26
D: 2020-03-27
View Details
Tressler, Deborah
Robert Jones
B: 1940-04-27
D: 2020-03-25
View Details
Jones, Robert
Muriel Burnham
B: 1924-12-24
D: 2020-03-23
View Details
Burnham, Muriel
Samantha Lund
B: 1989-05-30
D: 2020-03-22
View Details
Lund, Samantha
Mark Laskowski
B: 1941-01-01
D: 2020-03-21
View Details
Laskowski, Mark
Scott Lavoie
B: 1988-09-04
D: 2020-03-21
View Details
Lavoie, Scott
Thomas Clark
B: 1950-11-08
D: 2020-03-20
View Details
Clark, Thomas
Dawn Ogden
B: 1941-05-10
D: 2020-03-20
View Details
Ogden, Dawn
David Beattie
B: 1937-09-25
D: 2020-03-20
View Details
Beattie, David
Sharon West
B: 1951-01-23
D: 2020-03-19
View Details
West, Sharon
Donna Parker
B: 1952-08-27
D: 2020-03-18
View Details
Parker, Donna
Aviana Urben
B: 2019-12-12
D: 2020-03-17
View Details
Urben, Aviana
Phillip Person
B: 1931-10-12
D: 2020-03-16
View Details
Person, Phillip
Linda Wightman
B: 1945-06-01
D: 2020-03-15
View Details
Wightman, Linda
Paul Harvey
B: 1956-05-17
D: 2020-03-15
View Details
Harvey, Paul


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
25 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-824-2417
Fax: 315-825-3526
Muriel Burnham

Muriel Georgiana Burnham (Ramsdell)

December 24, 1924 - March 23, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Muriel Burnham, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Muriel Burnham

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Muriel Georgiana Burnham, 95, a life-long resident of North Brookfield, NY, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on Monday, March 23, 2020.
Born December 24, 1924, Muriel was the daughter of Albert L. and Alice C. (Thayer) Ramsdell. A 1942 graduate of Waterville High School, she assisted her father in the family’s country store and post office in North Brookfield and upon her father’s death served as Acting US Postmaster for North Brookfield from 1959 to 1960. She went on to pursue a career as Postal Clerk and Mail Carrier with the US Postal Service at Waterville, NY, retiring in 1994. In 1945, while working at the Waterville Knitting Mill, she met, and in September 1946, married the love of her life, Ralph J. Burnham. Until his death on November 7, 2002, they shared their deep love of music, dance, travel, friends and family.
Muriel is survived by two sons and a daughter, Wayne and Victoria (Telech) Burnham of Carlisle, PA; Barry and Constance (Palmer) Burnham of Rome, NY; and Susan (Burnham) and Randal Clair of Oriskany Falls, NY; the special loves of her life – her nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and two siblings, Warren and Genevieve Ramsdell of Poolville, NY and Phyllis (Ramsdell) and Bruce Cramer of Norwich, NY; and by a sister-in-law Cecile Burnham and Ralph Jones. In her later years, Muriel was tenderly cared for in her home by her daughter and son-in-law with support of their children, Erin and Ian, and a great-granddaughter, Emma.
Muriel was Membership Secretary of the Waterville Methodist Church, and member of the Waterville Ambulance Service, Brookfield Rebecca Lodge, Brookfield Historical Society and Mid-State Arms and Gun Collectors.
Final arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, Waterville, NY. No visitation or public service will be held. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville, NY in the spring. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Mallory Sullivan and her hospice nurses Melissa S. and Beverly. Also, a special thanks to Shannon B. for her help and to Morgan, Mom’s birthday twin.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Muriel may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., 4277 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413; or North Brookfield Volunteer Fire Department, 9107 Main St., North Brookfield, NY 13418.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Muriel Georgiana Burnham (Ramsdell), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

Graveside Services will be private in the spring and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Muriel here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Muriel
0 trees have been planted in memory of Muriel Georgiana Burnham (Ramsdell)

ECR Employees

Posted at 10:26am
Randy and Family,
We know you and your family have been going through a very difficult time the last couple of weeks.
We wanted to let you know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Your co-workers at ECR



Posted at 06:30pm
So sorry for your loss

Sarah Davis

Posted at 06:00pm
Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during the difficult days ahead. Love, The Furner’s.

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each