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Doris Hornburg Burton

1927 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Doris Hornburg Burton Obituary
BELMONT - Doris Hornburg Burton, age 86, of John Street, passed away on Thursday (Oct. 24, 2013) at the Hart Comfort House in Wellsville.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1927, in Wellsville, to Walter and Ruth Hornburg. On Oct. 10, 1958, she married Lou L. Burton Sr., who predeceased her on Dec. 1, 1991.

Doris graduated from Wellsville High School and was employed as a secretary at the Wellsville High School until she left to start a family. She later was on the Allegany County Board of Elections. Doris enjoyed gardening and bird watching. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Belmont and the Allegany County Bird Club.

Doris is survived by 2 sons, Michael L. Burton and Lisa Smyers of Wellsville, and William C. (Valerie) Burton of Belmont; Her grandchildren, Erienne, Eric, Cassidy, Kendall, Will and Haley; Her sister, Helen Hornburg Link; a nephew, Gary (Nancy) Link of Wellsville and a niece, Linda (Arnold) Hurd of Wellsville; special friends, Mary Jordan and Barbara and Bart Bartholamew.

Friends are invited to call on Monday (Oct. 28, 2013) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont. Her funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. following the calling hours with Reverend Richard Hurd presiding. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery and memorials in Doris's name may be made to either the Hart Comfort House or the SPCA of Allegany County. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneral
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on Oct. 27, 2013
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