Melissa J. (?)

#18371

Citations

  1. Nicole Ann Burness, e-mail to John George Burness.

Edith Grace Evans1

#18372, b. 4 February 1915, d. 27 December 1987
     Edith Grace Evans was born on 4 February 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.1 She was the daughter of Walter J. Evans and Edna May McMullin.1,2 She married August Burness, son of August Burness and Bertha Caccia.3 She died on 27 December 1987 in Bowie, Maryland, USA, at age 72.4

Children of Edith Grace Evans and August Burness

Citations

  1. Social Security Application.
  2. 1940 US Census, District of Columbia.
  3. Research of Edith Burness.
  4. SSDI.

Ruth P. Covell1

#18373, b. 26 September 1916, d. 28 December 2013
     Ruth P. Covell was born on 26 September 1916 in Marathon, New York, USA.2 She married Carl Gilbert Burness, son of William Burness and Theresa E. Malmquist, in 1943 in Florida, USA.1,3,2 She died on 28 December 2013 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, at age 97.2
     Obituary: BURNESS, RUTH COVELL Kalamazoo Our beloved, wise mother and grandmother died peacefully on December 28, 2013, at Rose Arbor Residence at the age of 97. She was born on September 26, 1916, in Marathon, NY to the late Albert and Ruth Covell. She graduated from Oneida (NY) High School, from Denison University (OH) with a BA and from Syracuse (NY) University with an MA in Social Work. In May 1943 she married Carl Gilbert Burness, who died in February, 1979. She moved to Kalamazoo from Florida in 2004 to be close to family. Ruth was a social worker. She was employed as Adult Program Director for the Ridgewood (NJ) YWCA, Admissions Counselor for Thomas House Retirement Community in Washington (DC), in addition to other positions throughout her life. Throughout her life she lived in many places in the world and was active in each community until the last several years when she became too limited by arthritis and poor hearing. Surviving are daughter, Barbara Burness Kyvig of Akron, OH; son, Stephen William (Diane Schrock) Burness of Kalamazoo; three adored granddaughters, Jennifer Kyvig (Eric) Kasper of Short Hills, NJ, Elizabeth Jessen Kyvig of Annandale, VA and Amanda Burness (Gerald) Dowd of Chicago, IL; five special great-grandchildren, Evan Yin, Noah and Grace Kasper, and Joe and Truman Dowd; former daughter-in-law, Patricia Huston of Kalamazoo; two sisters, Marian Lapham of Manlius, NY and Janet Yeckley of Charlotte, NC and sister-in-law, Patricia Covell of Manlius, NY. Also preceding her in death were daughter, Janet Elaine Burness in 2004; granddaughter, Megan Burness Yin in 2008, twin great-granddaughters, Nora and Charlotte Dowd in 2007; brother, James Covell in 2006; and companion, Dayton Hull in 2003. Special thanks to the staffs at Upjohn Community Care Center and Rose Arbor Hospice Residence for their loving care of Mom these past nine months. A Celebration of her Life will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2014, at 2 PM at The Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, the Rev. Jill Terwilliger officiating.2

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, Florida Marriage Index 1927-2001.
  2. Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  3. Washington Post, Washington, DC.

Barbara Burness1

#18374
     Barbara Burness is the daughter of Carl Gilbert Burness and Ruth P. Covell.1

Child of Barbara Burness and David E. Kyvig

Citations

  1. Washington Post, Washington, DC.
  2. AnyBirthday.com.

Janet Elaine Burness1

#18375
     Janet Elaine Burness was the daughter of Carl Gilbert Burness and Ruth P. Covell.2

Citations

  1. Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  2. Washington Post, Washington, DC.

Anne G. Bloom1

#18376, b. circa 1907, d. 14 January 1990
     Anne G. Bloom was born circa 1907 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.1 She married Jack K. Burness, son of Nathan Bernstein and Rose Kirsch.1 She died on 14 January 1990 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, USA.1

Child of Anne G. Bloom and Jack K. Burness

Citations

  1. Washington Post, Washington, DC.
  2. 1940 US Census, District of Columbia.

Patrick Francis Burness1,2

#18377
     Patrick Francis Burness is the son of James Hubert Burness and Josephine McDonald.1,2

Citations

  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. Research of Florence Agnes Burness.

Josephine Elizabeth Burness1,2

#18378
     Josephine Elizabeth Burness is the daughter of James Hubert Burness and Josephine McDonald.1,2

Children of Josephine Elizabeth Burness and Michael Richard Ryan

Citations

  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. Research of Florence Agnes Burness.

Ronald Joseph Burness1,2

#18379
     Ronald Joseph Burness is the son of James Hubert Burness and Josephine McDonald.1,2

Citations

  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. Research of Florence Agnes Burness.

Florence Agnes Burness1,2

#18380
     Florence Agnes Burness is the daughter of James Hubert Burness and Josephine McDonald.1,2

Citations

  1. Henry Levering Burness, e-mail to John Burness.
  2. Research of Florence Agnes Burness.