Mary Anne Burleigh, 70, of Pleasant Mount, died Sunday, February 24th at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. She was the wife of Richard “Ardie” Burleigh.
Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Roscoe and Isabelle Allen Sheridan, she was a member of the Pleasant Mount United Methodist Church. She was a 1966 graduate of Forest City Regional High School. Prior to retirement, she was employed as a seamstress at several local dress factories. After retirement, she did alterations on clothing for her neighbors, friends, and family. Mary Anne enjoyed baking, and she was a very very avid reader, often borrowing books from the Pleasant Mount Library.
Also surviving are a son: Daryl Burleigh, Jermyn; a sister: Jane Browning, Dandridge, TN; a brother: Allen Sheridan, Vestal, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Friday, March 1st in the Jones & Brennan Funeral Home, 430 Main Street, Forest City, with services at 6 pm by Pastor Lloyd Canfield. Spring interment, Union Dale Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, from 3 to 6 pm.
Memorial donations may be made to the Pleasant Mount Library, 375 Great Bend Turnpike, Pleasant Mount, PA 18453.
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