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Dorothy Burns

November 30, 1914 April 6, 2012
Dorothy Burns
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Obituary for Dorothy Burns

Dorothy Burns, died April 6, 2012, at her home in Sterling Heights. She was 97 years old. Dorothy was born November 30, 1914, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Emma (nee Neumeister) and Charles Hines. She proudly served in the United States Army during World War II.

Mrs. Burns was a dedicated volunteer at the St. Johns Hospital, where she received her 25 year pin. She was a native of Cincinnati and a resident of Sterling Heights. Dorothy was very involved in her daughter�s activities while they grew up, including being a Girl Scout leader.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Mary Jo Haggerty and Cathy Jarvis, and grandchildren, Caitlin (Brian) Haggerty Unwin, Bryan Boos, Jonathan Haggerty, and Lauren Boos. She is also survived by her great grandson Charlie Walker Unwin, her sister Marjorie McGraw, and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Clifford A. Burns.

A memorial service will be held for Mrs. Burns at St. Alan Church in June.

Memorials appreciated to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1820 Mt. Elliott Street, Detroit, Michigan 48207 or to a charity of the donor�s choice.


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