Marian S. Burlingame, 97, of North Main Street, Russell, Pa., passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at WCA Hospital of Jamestown, N.Y.
Marian was born Sept. 21, 1916, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of the late Clifford and Susan Spink Davis.
She was employed as a secretary at Russell Elementary School from 1956- 72 and formerly had worked as a legal secretary in Cattaraugus, N.Y. She was a very active member of Russell United Methodist Church, where she was involved in the Bible study group and was active in the former Thursday Evening Circle. She truly loved her church. She was also a member of the True Friends Club of Russell, Pa. Marian enjoyed her family, especially loved her children and her grandchildren. She always had a smile and a prayer for everyone.
Marian S. Burlingame
She is survived by two sons: Richard D. Burlingame and wife, Jane of Russell, Pa., and Robert A. Burlingame and wife, Regina of Cassadaga, N.Y.; four grandchildren: Trevor and wife, Beth, and their son, Matthew; Matthew and wife Julie, and their children: Emma, Elijah and Isaiah; Ryan and wife, Bethany, and their daughters: Anna and Olivia; and Eric, and his wife, Dyan. Marian is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Burlingame on May 11, 2001, and whom she married on Jan. 17, 1942.
Friends will be received on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 4-7 p.m. at Peterson - Blick Funeral Home Inc, 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, Pa., and on Monday, Dec. 9, for one hour prior to a funeral service to be held at 11 a.m. at Russell United Methodist Church, 17 N. Main St, Russell, Pa., with the Rev. Dave Heckman, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Russell United Methodist Church, "Hands of the Carpenter" program, 17 N. Main St., Russell, PA 16345.
To send the family e-condolences, please visit www.petersonblickfuneralhome.com.