In Memory of




Obituary for Peggy Marie Burns

Peggy Marie Burns, 86, of Milroy, passed away at 7:30 p.m. on Friday September 20, 2019 at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home.
Born May 10, 1933 in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Powell) Burns. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, a sister, and son-in-law Albert Colyer.
Peggy is survived by her loving children, Aileen Morton and husband Jim, and Timothy Burns and wife Donna, all from Philadelphia, and Debra Colyer, of Milroy, a sister Shirley Borowski, Grandchildren, Christine Hogle, Matthew Burns, Ashley Phillips, Aylissa Burns, Alexis Colyer, and numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Peggy was a very artistic woman, who loved to crochet, and color. She was always a family-oriented person, her family meant so much to her.
A memorial service in loving memory of Peggy will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday September 26, 2019 at Lewistown Church of Christ, 315 S Pine Street, Lewistown, with Rev. Charles Brown officiating. There will be a visitation held at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
Arrangements are under the care of the Barr Funeral Home Inc and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Peggy’s memory are respectfully encouraged to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 387 E South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
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