Armella M. Burns
December 6, 2018
Armella M. Burns, 88, of Lehighton, passed away Thursday at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.
She was the widow of Raymond A. Burns, who passed away in 2012.
Born in Weatherly, she was a daughter of the late Wilbur L. and Hannah R. Eroh Schnauffer Sr.
A 1948 graduate of Lehighton High School and a 1952 graduate of Kutztown State Teachers College, Armella was an elementary school teacher in the Lehighton Area School District for 30 years, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Lehighton, and a lifetime member of the Carbon County Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees.
Armella was preceded in death by a daughter and sonin- law, Ruth Ann and Timothy Andreas; sister, Dorothy Dotter; brother- in- law, Richard Burns and sister- in- law, Jean Slawson.
Surviving are a daughter, Rae Ann, wife of Dr. Donald Borger, Auburn; three grandchildren, Dr. Amy, wife of Benjamin Crouse, David Andreas, husband of Shannon and Dr. Craig Borger, husband of Victoria; her five great- grandsons, Nathan and Gabriel Crouse and Owen, Evan and Grant Borger; brother, Wilbur Schnauffer Jr.; sister, Sandra Heine.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a. m. Wednesday at Schaeffer Funeral Home, Third and Alum streets, Lehighton, with the Rev. Dean Frey officiating. Committal service to follow in Lehighton Cemetery. A calling will be held from 10 to 11 a. m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.schaefferfunerals.com. Memorials in her name may be sent to Seton Manor Activity Fund Cloister Unit, 1000 Seton Drive, Orwigsburg, PA 17961