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Burnice E. Toor , 87, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
She was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne and worked as a secretary with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 27 years, retiring in 1990.
She was a member of United Faith Presbyterian Church and also volunteered at the Embassy Theater and St. Joseph Hospital.
Surviving are her sons, Gerald L. (Sharon) Toor, Steven M. Toor, all of Fort Wayne, son, Daniel R. (Jane) Toor of Kokomo, daughter, Deborah L. Hyatt of Fort Wayne, grandchildren, Lisa Cearbaugh, Andrea Hyatt, Joshua Hyatt, Erica Hutton, and Ashley Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Kody Cearbaugh, Katelynn Cearbuagh, Haylyn Cearbaugh, and Dominic Mitchel.
Burnice was preceded in death by her father, William R. Shearer, her mother, Ora Boston, her loving husband of 61 years, Gerald (Mike) W. Toor, sisters, Willodene Neumann and Elizabeth Shearer.
The service is at 10 a.m. Saturday at United Faith Presbyterian Church, 1616 West Main Street, Fort Wayne, with Dr. Hal V. Thomas officiating.
Calling will be one hour prior to the service. Calling will be Friday fro 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Avenue and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Burial will be in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne.
Memorials may be made to the United Faith Presbyterian Church or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.