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Helen Burris

Updated: Nov 27, 2020

HELEN BURRIS, 90, of Shippenville Health and Rehabilitation Center, formerly of West Freedom (Parker), Pa. passed away early Tuesday morning, November 24, 2020 at the Center following a period of declining health. Born in Perry Township, Clarion Co. on November 1, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Ralph G. and Mary Margaret Fulmer Logue.

She was married on May 2, 1948 to Benjamin Raymond Burris, Sr. who passed away May 22, 1982. Catholic by faith, Helen was a longtime member of the former St. Mary Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church of Parker. Mrs. Burris was employed in the cafeteria of the former West Freedom Elementary School for many years, and later employed at The Plaza (then Exit 5) near Emlenton for over seven years.

Surviving are two sons: Leslie R. (Pat) Burris and Earl F. Burris, both of West Freedom (Parker); daughter Barbara Elaine Burris; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin Raymond Burris, Jr. and sister Margaret Grace Vensel.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Friday at H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 So. Wayne Avenue, Parker. Private interment on Friday at Perryville Cemetery, near Parker.

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