Darlene C. Burton, 70, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Overlook Health Care Center following a brief illness.
Born July 29, 1942 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of the late Clarence K. and Madeline Deitrick Kennedy.
Darlene graduated from Lincoln High School. A devoted Christian, her faith was very important to her.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Burton of Ellwood City, John (Jarae) Burton of Phoenix, Arizona; brother, Robert (Connie) Kennedy of Mt. Jackson; six sisters, Carolyn (Bob) Moore of New Castle, Karen (Milton) Ippolito and Linda (Oval) Moore, all of Wampum, Kathy (Jack) Fleckenstein of Mercer, Cheryl Kuhn of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Brenda (Blair) Getz of Monaca; and a granddaughter, Abigail Burton.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Grekon and a brother, Kenneth Kennedy.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday May 20, 2013 from 4 until the time of the funeral service at 7 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum. Rev. Dr. William R. McGary of the Wampum Presbyterian Church will officiate.
Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Overlook Activities Department, 520 New Castle St. New Wilmington, PA 16142.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Mom – I will love you forever and always – you are truly in my heart. Your spirit will live on within your very beautiful granddaughter Abigail Grayce Burton. I will do my best to teach Abigail know about you and will always tell her how special you are. Go rest high on that mountain mom, for you truly deserve it. My heart misses you more than you will ever know.
Your loving son forever,
Rest in Peace Aunt Darlene.
Your loving ways and laughter will be forever in our hearts.
Deepest sympathies and prayers to all family members.
Darlene had the sweetest smile and so friendly. Our prayers are with you thru this time of sorrow.