Burns, Sarah SHELTON, Conn. Sarah Burns, 76, passed quietly late Monday night December 3, 2012. Sarah was born in Montclair, N.J. Later, she moved with her family to Overbrook Farm in Rider's Mills, N.Y. She was a 1954 graduate of New Lebanon Central School. While raising her family she always found a way to give to the community, including several years as a Brownie and Girl Scout leader, and volunteering at Camp Shatamuk near Chatham, N.Y. Later in life she became the first woman in the Capital District to become a member of the Teamsters Local 294, delivering fuel oil to the North Country in a semi. She was dedicated to her extended family at the Faith, Love and Fellowship, of Rensselaer. Sarah is predeceased by her mother, Elizabeth Knowlton Babcock and sister, Alexis Edmister. She is survived by her husband, Bob Burns; brothers, Lewis Babcock and David Babcock; sister, Marilew Lord; children, John B. Warner III, Sarah E. Bourne, Matthew Lewis Warner and David C. Warner; grandchildren, Jessica B. Warner, John B. Warner IV, Cara-Anne Warner, David Perkins Bourne and Timothy Lewis Warner. Family and friends are invited to attend services from the Wenk Funeral Home, 21 Payn Ave., Chatham, NY 12037 on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 1:30. Interment will follow in the Old Chatham Union Cemetery, Shaker Museum Rd. Old Chatham, N.Y. Those who wish, memorials may be made to the
, 7 Washington Square, Albany, NY 12205 in Sarah's Memory. For on-line condolences visit wenkfuneralhome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union on Dec. 6, 2012