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Susan Burns

1919 - 2016 Notice Condolences
Susan Burns Notice

Susan Penniman Burns died on April 13, 2016 just 5 weeks shy of her 97th birthday. She was born on May 20th, 1919 to Susan and Findley Burns of Bolton Hill in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore in 1937. She was an alumna of Smith College, and received her Masters in Social Work from Bryn Mawr College. She spent her career at The Children"s Bureau in Wilmington, Delaware and continued to live in Wilmington until 2001, when she moved to Kendal at Longwood in Pennsylvania. She lived there until her death. She was predeceased by her brother, Findley Burns, Jr. and her sister, Barbara Burns Moorhead. She is survived by two nieces, Carroll Rowland Barrett of Baltimore, MD and Ellen Rowland Cayer of Savannah, Georgia. There will be a Memorial Celebration of her life on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Kendal at Longwood in the main lounge on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 2-4 pm.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Apr. 19, 2016
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