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Charlotte L. Burrous

August 1, 1936 — April 27, 2023

Galeton, Pa.

Charlotte L. Burrous

GALETON, Pa.---Charlotte L. Burrous, 86, a longtime resident of Galeton, passed away with her loving daughter by her side on Thursday, April 27, 2023, after a long illness.

Born on Saturday, August 1, 1936 in West Pike, she was a daughter of Grant S. and Mae Shaffer Hall. She was married to Richard Burrous who was the father of her children.

Charlotte attended school in Galeton. She was employed at the former Galeton Products and was also employed at several nursing homes. Her last occupation was a short order cook, working in various local restaurants. One of her greatest accomplishiments was raising five children.

In her childhood, Charlotte was a member of the West Pike Baptist Church. While living in Shinglehouse, she was a member of the First Baptist Church. Charlotte loved to read, cook, and being social. In her younger years she loved to garden.

Left to mourn her are two sons, Richard G. (Felecia) Burrous of the State of Washington and Kenneth J. (Tracy) Burrous of North Carolina; a daughter, Emmamae (Richard) Hillyard of Ulysses; sixteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She is being greeted in Heaven by the Lord; her parents; a daughter, Donna M. Burrous; a son, Robert J. Burrous; and several brothers and sisters.

In keeping with Charlotte’s wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral services. Burial will be in Parker Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve, 497 PA-244, Oswayo, PA 16915 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Charlotte entrusted her care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Charlotte, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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