Betty Jane Burns, age 80, of Waterford, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Pleasant Ridge Manor where she resided since October. She was born in Newark, Delaware on January 1, 1937, one of two daughters of the late James and Marie Rupert Cashore.
Burns, Betty

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Chester M. Burns, whom she married August 6, 1960, and who died July 11, 2003; and also her sister-in-law Janice Burns.

Surviving family members include her four children– Lisa R. Buzzanco and husband Jim of Union City, and Jeffrey M. Burns, Melissa A. Oberlander and husband Bob, and Timothy J. Burns and wife Melissa, all of Waterford; eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; her sister, Darlene Cook of Frederick, MD; three nieces and nephews; and her sister-in-law Carol Burns Lenart and husband Andy of Waterford.

Betty had a genuine love for God and she kept a youthful attitude even through years of illness. Her family agrees that she was a very good cook, and she enjoyed sewing and crafts.

Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until the funeral service begins at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in Waterford Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Ridge Manor Friends Forever, 8300 West Ridge Road, Fairview, PA 16415.