BURGESS--Mary Ellen, died at home on October 9th at age 88. She grew up in Pelham Manor and graduated from Wheaton College in Norton, MA in 1950. She worked for Leo Cherne at The Research Institute of America. Then she was the Executive Secretary for The American Council of Voluntary Agency for Foreign Service. Her last job before retiring was with St. James Episcopal Church. Mary Ellen is survived by her sisters Dorothy Voorhis of Mount Vernon and Essex, NY and Margaret Cammack of Shelburne, VT and seven nieces and nephews. A service will be held at St. James Episcopal Church at 865 Madison Ave. on Saturday, October 29th at 2pm. Donations in her memory may be made to St. James Church or Wheaton College, Norton, MA 02766 or The International Rescue Committee at 122 East 42nd St., NY, NY 10168.