Cynthia Marie “Cindy” Gantt, 48, of Orange, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, Nov. 23. A mass will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with Father Joseph P. Daleo, officiating. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Orange.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Friday at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with a rosary to be recited at 6:00 P.M.

Cindy was born on January 24, 1963 in Orange, to her parents, George W. Gantt and Elsie M. (Bellow) Gantt, she was a longtime resident of Vinton. She moved to Orange in 1996 and she worked as an administrative secretary for a commercial diving company.

Cindy is preceded in death by her father; her brother, Wade Michael Gantt and members of her extended family.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her husband, Keith Burkart of Orange; her mother, Elsie Bellow Gantt of Vinton; her children, Heather Gillette and husband, Kyle of Fruitland Park, FL, Kenneth Stansbury and wife, Crystal of Buna, Evangeline Burkart of Beaumont and Jacqueline Mae Burkart of Deweyville.

Survivors also include her sisters Virginia Harbert of Vinton, Becky Dickens and husband, Rick of Vinton and Erika Leach and husband, Chris of Vinton; her brother, Daniel Gantt of Vinton; her grandchildren, Gabe Gillette, Abigayle Granger, Logan Gillette and Zachary Stansbury.

Honoring Cindy as pallbearers are Eric Harbert, Keith Kovatch, Michael Harbert, Wade Gantt, Chad Svoboda and Carl Harbert.