Obituary Notice: Delores J. Burton

Delores J. (Kerr) Burton, 62, of Ramey passed away at 10:25 p.m., June 15, 2011 at her residence.

She was born on March 8, 1949, in Glen Hope, a daughter of the late Malvin “Slats” Kerr, Sr and Dorothy P. (Mann) Light of Philipsburg. 

Delores was a member of the Oak Ridge Union Church and worked as a personal care giver for 30 years.

On Jan. 1, 1971 in the Ramey United Methodist Church, she married Irvin R. Burton who survives of at Ramey.  Delores enjoyed the Holidays and making them special for her family.

Delores  is survived by three sons and a daughter;  Lawrence A. Travis, Jr of Treasurer Lake, DuBois; , Mark A. Travis and his wife Rhonda Travis of Houtzdale; Tracy L. Shaw and her husband Neal Shaw of Osceola Mills; and Roy I. Burton and his wife Racheal Burton of Ramey.
She is also survived by 6 grandchildren; Erica Shaw, Tabitha Shaw, Trevor Travis, Tyler Travis, Noah Burton and Owen Burton.

Delores  is survived by a sister, Linda Spencer of Beccaria; and a brother, Richard Kerr and his wife Jane Kerr of Parsonville.  She is also survived by nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.

In addition to her father, Delores was preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence A. Travis, Sr in March of 1970; two brothers, Malvin “Bob” Kerr, Sr and Myerl Kerr; a sister, Sarah Spencer; and two step fathers, Louis Iraca and Melvin E. Light.

Friends will be received on June 17 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and on June 18, from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Kruise Funeral home, Inc. Ramey.
Funeral Service will be held on June 18 at 11:30 a.m. in the Kruise Funeral Home, Inc., Ramey,  with Pastor Charles M. Lee, Jr officiating.

Interment  will be made in the Keagy Cemetery, Madera. 

Delores’ family request memorial donations be made to:  American Cancer Society, 26 South Second St. Clearfield, PA 16830 or Clearfield Hospital Hospice P.O. Box 992 Clearfield, PA 16830.  Condolences may be sent to:

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