March 24, 1942 — May 4, 2019
NORTHUMBERLAND — Victoria B. Cunniff (Muffie), 77, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
Muffie was born on March 24, 1942 in Passaic, New Jersey to the late Victor Burger and Florence Ellsworth Burger. She graduated from New York University with a degree in education and taught elementary school at Caroline Street School in Saratoga Springs for several years. She also assisted her husband, Tom, with his various businesses. Having a passion for flower gardening, Muffie possessed an inherent ability to grow anything. She was a master gardener with hundreds of varieties of daylilies. Her other hobbies included ceramics, crocheting and cross-stitch. She also enjoyed observing wildlife in her beautiful backyard, and her dog Freddie was her constant companion for over nine years. Muffie’s kindness, compassion and great conversations will be deeply missed.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Thomas A. Cunniff of Northumberland; son, Matthew and his wife, Lisa, of Northumberland and daughter, Heather of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is also survived by three grandchildren, whom she loved dearly, Alexa, Madison and Zachary; her brother, Ralph Burger; sister, Joan Foley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (518-584-5373). A funeral home service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 10, and burial will follow in Greenridge Cemetery, Lincoln Ave.
Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.