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Nancy (Mahan) Burns, age 81, of Graysville (formerly of West Finley) passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022, in her home with her loving family by her side.
Born March 11, 1940, in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Felicia (Irey) Mahan.
Nancy lived in West Finely until 1959 when she married Carl “Butch” Burns on March 29th and then moved to Graysville to start her life with him. She graduated from West Alexander High School in 1958 where she held the title of May Queen and was the head Majorette. Nancy was a member of Harmony Presbyterian Church in Wind Ridge. She was the Co-Owner of Burns Greenhouse and Nursery for 37 years. Nancy and her family looked forward to football season, especially college football because everyone in the family went to a different college and you never knew what rivalry game was going to be on, they had many heated discussions during the games. She enjoyed tole painting, sewing, knitting, canning, crocheting, cooking and baking, and making her own butter. Spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the most to her.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Carl (Nancy) Burns, Jr., of Rogersville, Tracy (Mark) Burns-Suter, of Moon Twp. and Bradley (Jennifer) Burns, of Waynesburg; eight grandchildren, Rebecca (Clay) Durkin, of Sykesville, MD, Rachel (Matthew) Raber, of Mapletown, Sarah (Matt) Obrad, of Carmichaels, Mary Burns, of Waynesburg, Mark, Jr. and Mason Suter, of Moon Twp., Alexander (Shannon) Burns, of Waynesburg and Nicolas Burns, of Waynesburg; six great-grandchildren, Lauren and Ben Durkin, Adaline Raber, Hunter, Hayden and Gunner Obrad.
She is also survived by one brother, Kenneth Mahan, Jr., of Aliquippa and preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Pace.
Friends and family will be received on Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 2-8 pm in Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm in the funeral home with Pastor Jim Jarvis, officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to either Amedisys Hospice, 2181 McClellandtown Rd. Masontown, PA 15461 or West Virginia University Cancer Institute, 1 Medical Center Dr. Morgantown, WV 26506.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
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Sunday, January 16, 2022
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Sunday, January 16, 2022
Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)
Fairview Cemetery Association
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