Marcia Burns

Obituary of Marcia Burns

"Aunt Marcia" went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 1, 2021 with her niece Michele and great nephew Marshall by her side. Marcia was predeceased by her parents, Leslie and Virginia Burns and her stepfather, Eugene Johnson, as well as her brothers and sisters-in-law, Roland (Betty) Burns and John (Christine) Burns. She had 3 nieces and 6 nephews as well as great nieces and nephews, their children, and a large extended family. She was "Aunt Marcia" to many. Marcia was born deaf and physically handicapped but that never stopped her from living. Aunt Marcia was polite and kind. She was a hard worker and kept her house clean, enjoyed yard work, crochet and many other crafts during her lifetime. Marcia's greatest passion was photography. She took her camera everywhere. Every person, every event, was captured on film and proudly put into one of her many photo albums. Her greatest joy was her family. The annual Burns family reunion was her very most favorite event. She was also close to her sister-in-law, Christine's family, and was cherished and included at every one of their family gatherings as well. Marcia was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church of Monticello. From childhood in Sunday school through adulthood, she rarely missed a Sunday worship service. She enjoyed and was grateful for the support, prayers, and cards from her church family to the end. Marcia was fiercely independent, and many times expressed her frustration with getting old and not being able to do all that she used to do. A special thank you to Gary Senchak who filled the role of Home Health Aid for the last year and a half of her life. Gary helped to take care of Aunt Marcia with kindness, patience and humor. She told him many times, "thank you for your trouble." He provided care, security and companionship while her primary care giver, Michele, was at work, and/or fulfilling other obligations for her care. Aunt Marcia was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. A visitation will be held from 11am to 12pm, with a funeral service at 12 pm, on Saturday, April17, 2021 at Colonial-Ramsay Funeral Home, 55 St. John Street, Monticello, NY12701. Burial will follow at Rock Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of Monticello, 445 Broadway, Monticello, NY 12701. Arrangements under the care of Colonial-Ramsay Funeral Home, for further information call 845-794-2700 or visitwww.colonialfamilyfuneralhomes.com

 

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Saturday
17
April

Visitation at Funeral Home

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Colonial-Ramsay Funeral Homes
55 St. John Street
Monticello, New York, United States
Saturday
17
April

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Colonial Ramsay Funeral Home - Monticello
55 St. John St
Monticello, New York, United States
845-794-2700

Final Resting Place

Rock Ridge Cemetery
Broadway
Monticello, New York, United States
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