Francis Irene Burnside (1943 - 2018)

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Francis Irene Burnside, 74, of Penfield, a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and dear friend, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 13, 2018. She was born July 28, 1943 to the late Russell Clyde and Belle (Burkett) Beck, in Penfield, Pa.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husbands, Jim Smith and Norman Burnside; brothers, Jim and Clyde Beck; sister, Carrie Runyon; many sisters- and brothers-in-law; nephews, Herb Hawkins, Mike Burnside and Brian Friday, Sr.; great nephew, Brian Friday, Jr.; and a great-granddaughter, Lilyan.
Leaving behind: her sister, Edna Armagost; sons, James (Teresa) Burnside and Shawn Burnside; daughters, Connie (Brian) Burke and Alice (Mike) Knepp; grandchildren, Crystal Jean, Jim Burnside, Corey (Shelby) Burke, Josh Burnside, Shobie (Joy) Burke and Cassidy (Jenn) Burke; many great-grandchildren: Karleigh, Camden, Payton, Selina, Caleb, Jaideen, Breanna, Landon, Zachary, Xavier, Makayla, Aurora, Molly, Isabella, Brantley and Kenny; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; and her very loved fur babies.
Frances lived most of her life in Penfield enjoying working on cars, yard sales, BINGO and taking care of her animals.
There will be no visitation.
Private services will be held by the family at a later date.
The family suggests memorials to the Clearfield County SPCA and will be accepting online condolences at
Published in The Courier Express on Feb. 18, 2018
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