Loretta "Lori" Lee Burden

June 22, 1959 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 62)


Loretta “Lori” Lee Burden, age 62, of Mentor on the Lake, passed into the Presence of the Lord at her home on November 4, 2021. Lori was the beloved daughter of Richard and Irene (Belna) Burden. She was born on June 22, 1959.

Lori was a graduate of Thomas W. Harvey High School and earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Toledo. She started her career at Parmadale, moved on to management at Bruegger’s Bagels and spent her most recent years as an employee of Progressive Insurance.

Lori shared her father’s passion for football as a fan of the Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State University. She also shared her mother’s passion for animals, leaving behind her beloved furry “kids”, Max, Maddie, and Roxy.

Lori is survived by her sisters: Cindy (Pete) Booth of Concord Township, Sandi Onufrock of Mesa, AZ., Julie (Warren) Burden-Lindner of Mentor, Cheryl (Jeff) Altizer of Perry; brothers, Richard (Kelly) Burden of Pinson, TN., Ben Burden of Columbus; seven nieces, five nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

A celebration service of Lori’s life will be private.

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