Gloria "Jean" (Russo) Burton, 78, of Gilpin Township, formerly of Penn Hills, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Born Feb. 5, 1943, in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Russo and Evelyn (Dellapena) Russo. Jean was a graduate of Penn Hills High School and had lived in Gilpin Township since 1999. She was a member of Forks Zion Lutheran Church. Jean was an animal lover and enjoyed spending time with her horses. She also liked working outside in her yard. In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her sisters, Patricia Stotler and Janet Richards. Jean is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Richard P. Burton; son, Dean S. (Jane Ann) Burton, of Bethel Township; granddaughter, Samantha (Austin) Rearick, of Washington Township; and a great-grandson, Axel Dean Rearick. At Jean's request, all services are private, and have been entrusted to the CURRAN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, Leechburg.
Published by The Valley News Dispatch on Jul. 30, 2021.