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Frances E. Burns 1920-2012 PITTSFIELD Frances E. Burns, 91, formerly of Allengate Avenue, Pittsfield, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Berkshire Medical Center. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., on August 22, 1920, a daughter of John F. and Margaret Sheriden Burns, she was educated in Pittsfield schools and was a graduate of St. Joseph Central High School. Miss Burns was a legal secretary for many years and had been employed by the Massachusetts Trial Court in Pittsfield retiring in 1985. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. She enjoyed traveling. Miss Burns is survived by two cousins, William G. Treacy, of Mastic, New York, and Tara Treacy and her husband, Arthur Murphy, of McLean, Virginia. She was pre-deceased by her sister, Marion M. Burns, who died July 13, 2001. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Frances Elizabeth Burns will be held Friday, July 20, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9 a.m., at St. Joseph Church celebrated by Rev. Msgr. Michael A. Shershanovich, Pastor. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Miss Burns may be made to the in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 18, 2012
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