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Dolores Beatrice (Rutzler) Burns

October 6, 1929 ~ September 29, 2018 (age 88)

Dolores Beatrice Burns, 88, of Waxahachie, TX, died Sept. 29, 2018 at her residence in Williamsport, PA.

She was born Oct. 6, 1929, in Kearny, NJ, a daughter of the late Eugene F. and Hazel Pearl (James) Rutzler.

She was active in the Cowboy Church in Waxahachie, the Red Hat Society, and loved doing table and crossword puzzles.

In addition to her parents, preceding her in death were her husband, Frank J. Burns, Sr.; a son, Frank J. Burns, Jr., and nine siblings.

Surviving are a son, Dr. John T. (Linda) Burns, of Montoursville, PA; two daughters, Darrol Ann (John) Crafton, of College Station, TX and Carol Ann (Donald) Higgins, of Tracy, CA; a brother, James (Dolores) Rutzler, of Florida; two sisters, Trudie Molnar, of New Jersey, and Lucie Tooker, of New Jersey; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services and burial will be held Oct. 12, 2018, in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella, CA, with Rev. Donald Higgins officiating.


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