Jo Ann  Burns


Jo Ann Burns of Wheatland, passed away on Saturday morning (March 24, 2018) in Sharon Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness. She was 78.
She was born in Altoona, Pa., on May 10, 1939, to the late Irving and Alma Walters.
Jo Ann had worked as a quality control inspector for Tyson Foods in North Carolina before her retirement.
She enjoyed watching afternoon television soap operas as well as knitting and crocheting many beautiful afghans blankets.
She was a devoted wife, mom, grandma, great-grandma, and great-great-grandma to her loving family.
Her memories will live on through: her daughters, Jackie Sauer and her husband Ben of West Middlesex, and Mindy Burns of Southington, Ohio; her son, Charles Burns of Cortland; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
Jo Ann was preceded in death by: her husband, Charles Burns; her daughters, Tammy Mills and Terry Byrne; and two brothers and a sister.

Jo Ann, 78, of Wheatland.
Private arrangements by SAMPLE-O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 555 E. State St., Sharon. Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences at
Burial: Private with her husband in Altoona, Pa.
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