Obituary of Dorothy L. Burns
Dorothy L. Burns, 75, of Titusville, passed away Monday evening April 12, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.
Dorothy was born on June 21, 1945 in Titusville, PA, a daughter of the late Frederick and Martha Weld Kerr. She was married to Donald E. Burns on December 18, 1965 in Centerville.
Dorothy was a graduate of Townville High School and had attended nurse’s aide school. She had been employed as a nurse’s aide for a number of years at several facilities which included the former Presbyterian Home in Titusville, Wesbury United Methodist Community in Meadville and the former Beverly Health Care in Titusville.
She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading and going to Benson Memorial Library. She also enjoyed baking, cooking, jigsaw puzzles, word searches, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Dorothy is survived by her husband Donald of Titusville; five children, Thomas Burns and wife Yvette of Cincinnati, OH, Joseph Burns and wife Peng of Cranberry Twp., Richard Burns and wife Tammy of Bellevue, Jerry Burns and wife Mandy of Dempseytown, and Dorothy Lynn Bidwell of Titusville; 10 grandchildren, Andrea, Laken, Tyler, Jacob, Perceville, Nathan, Taylor, Jocelyn, Alex and Lilly; a brother, Bruce Kerr and wife Lynda of Colorado; a sister, Isabelle Dillon of Colorado; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her great aunt, Nell Clark; a brother, John Kerr; two sisters, Annetta Sabad and Pauline Smith; and an infant sister, Mary Kerr.
Friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St. Titusville, PA 16354 on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM and attend the funeral service there on Friday at 11:00 AM with Rev. Glen Van Cise, pastor of the Chapmanville Community Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
The family asks that memorials be made to Hospice of Crawford County 417 N. Monroe St. Titusville, PA 16354.