Patricia J. Burns

HANOVER Patricia J. "Patti" Burns, 62, entered into God's eternal care Thursday, February 14, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of Stephen A. Burns, with whom she shared 17 years of marriage. Born November 24, 1950, in Bluefield, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William R. and Lucille B. (Harrison) Lovell, Sr. Patti was a private duty care giver and was previously employed at two nursing homes. She was a den mother of Cub Scout Pack #103 in the 1970's as well as being a life member of the Midway Volunteer Fire Company. She was a devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and was affectionately known as MomMom. Children were so special and important to Patti. She had a great outlook on life and would often say "Just for the love of a child." Her love touched many lives and in turn, she was loved by so many. She will be greatly missed by all. In addition to her husband, Patti is survived by her two sons, Robert E. Warner and his wife, Brenda of New Oxford, and Wayne Warner and his wife, Regina of Abbottstown; her two daughters, Sheila Burns of Hanover, and Vickie Caraballo and her husband, Edwin of Hanover; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; 12 nieces and nephews; eight great-nieces and nephews; her two brothers, Bill Lovell of Falls Mills, Va., and Howard Lovell of Bluefield, Va.; and her two sisters, Linda Little and her husband, Richard Little, Sr. of Hanover, and Janet Vance and her husband, Ray of Bluefield, Va. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Starling, and her sister, Susie Fox. A funeral service to celebrate and remember Patti's life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at the Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, with her pastor, The Rev. Paul Cole, officiating. A time to view and share memories with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 18, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. John's United Church of Christ, New Oxford. The family would like to thank the healthcare workers, Midway Fire Company, and the Penn Township Ambulance Club for their care and compassion. The Kenworthy Funeral Memories and condolences may be shared at

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Published in Evening Sun on Feb. 16, 2013