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Dorothy P. 'Dolly' Burns, 82, of Moyer Road, formerly of Ellwood Road, New Castle, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at UPMC Jameson Hospital in New Castle. She was born October 31, 1934 in New Castle, the daughter of the late James and Daisy (Cascino) Richards. She was married to the late Emmett L. 'Mike' Burns who died October 10, 2009. Mrs. Burns worked as a Nursing Assistant at Jameson Memorial Hospital, retiring after 29 years. She was a member of the Clifton Flat Alliance Church and she loved her church. She also enjoyed crocheting and bird watching and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by three children, Emmett R. Burns and wife Janice, Deborah S. Houk and husband Jack, and Robert J. Burns and wife Ruthie, all of New Castle, two brothers, James Richards of Martinez, CA, and John Richards of Slippery Rock, five granddaughters and eleven great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Philip, Frank, and Charles Richards, one granddaughter, Kenzie Houk, and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Avenue on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. at the William F. DeCarbo Memorial Chapel. Rev. Jarod Mills of Clifton Flat Alliance Church will be officiating. Burial will be in the Portersville Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Portersville. On-line condolences can be sent to: www.williamrogerdecarbo.com.
Published on June 25, 2017
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