Obituary of Lucille Burditt
Lucille Burditt, long time resident of Salinas passed away on December 12, 2022 at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman "Knob" Burditt, and her two sons, Larry Wayne Williams. and Roger Cole Burditt, her parents Tony and Maude (Manning) Moore, 2 brothers Bill and Leonard Moore, and 3 sisters, Syble Sweeten, Margaret Wood and Marcella Pusley, and grandson David Watts. She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Watts and Norma (Dino)Bozzo and 7 grandchildren: Kristi Watts, Dina Bozzo-Espinoza, Dino Bozzo, Corinne Burditt, Caylee Burditt, Cara Burditt, 14 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lucille was born in Wilburton Oklahoma, the youngest of 6 children born to Tony and Maude Moore (Manning). She and her two children, Larry and Linda, moved to Salinas in 1950 to join her parents and siblings. She found work in the produce sheds in the Salinas area where she met and married Norman Burditt and gave birth to two more children, Norma and Roger. Together they raised their family and enjoyed life in Salinas. Upon retirement they moved to Carson City, NV. where she and her husband enjoyed long rides watching deer and wild mustangs run free, Their home in Carson City hosted many wonderful family gatherings where most of us first experienced snow. Lucille and Norman spent 46 years together before his passing in 2004. She later moved to Chico, CA before returning to her beloved Salinas Valley.
Lucille's greatest joy was spending time with her family. She loved everything, especially when it involved her grandkids or great grandkids. Whether it was playing with dolls, attending sport events, motorcycle races, dance recitals or watching the same Disney movies over and over again, she loved it all. She was a long-standing member of the First Salinas Free Will Baptist Church on Old Stage Road, and considered the long time friendship of its members her extended family, and loved them all dearly.
She was a wonderful wife and loving mother to her children. She cherished her family and friends and was loved by all who knew her. She will be sorely missed.
Funeral Service for Lucille will be on Saturday, December 17, 3:00 p.m. at Healey Mortuary, 405 N. Sanborn Rd. Salinas, CA.
Burial will take place Monday, December 19, at 1:00 p.m. at Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 850 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lucille Burditt, please visit Tribute Store