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William Burns
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1864
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1935
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

(Added by Keith Knipe)
(My great great grandfather)

Monday, 12/16/1935, p. 18


Retired employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad company, died last night at 10:55 o'clock at his home, 2406 Fifth Avenue, after ailing for five years. He was born at Alexandria, Pa., on Sept. 21, 1864, a son of William and Margaret Burns.

He was retired from the company's service on April 1, 1930, from the East Altoona engine house as a machinist after forty-two years, seven months and twelve days of service.

His wife, Catherine E. (Summers) Burns, died twenty years ago.

He was a Methodist by faith, a member of White Cross lodge, Knights of Pythias, and the Sons of Union Veterans.

Surviving are one son, Frank L. Burns, one daughter, Mrs. Susan N. Boyles; one stepson, C. W. Hudson, all of Altoona, fourteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the Stevens Memorial chapel in charge of Rev. Andrew L. Bixler, pastor of the Simpson Methodist church. Interment will follow in Oak Ridge cemetery. The remains may be viewed at Stevens Mortuary any time prior to the funeral.
Family links: 
  Catherine Elizabeth Summers Burns (1851 - 1916)*
  Frank Leslie Burns (1889 - 1966)*
  Susan Nettie Burns Boyles (1890 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Age 71
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: B 138
Maintained by: Keith Knipe
Originally Created by: Kat
Record added: Aug 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21027125
William Burns
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William Burns
Added by: Dennis Walter
William Burns
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- Keith Knipe
 Added: Jul. 9, 2012

- Dympna Beckett Joyce
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