2009-02-26 / Obituaries

Shaunte R. Burns

Riddlesburg, 15

Shaunte Renae Burns, 15, Riddlesburg, died Tuesday, February 17, 2009, at her home.

Born August 30, 1993, in Everett, she was a daughter of David O'Neal Burns of West Virginia and Robin (Hess) Burns of Riddlesburg.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by 11 siblings: Thomas Huges III, David Burns Jr., Janea Burns, Elijah Burns, Mikayla Kegg, Baleigh Kegg, Kayla Singer, Johnaven Eltman, Harlee Eltman and Tiffanie Snyder, all of Riddlesburg; and Brandon Houseden, West Virginia; and a niece, Lillie Hughes, Riddlesburg; paternal grandparents: Martha Burns and James Cook, both of West Virginia; and maternal grandparents: Statia Figard, Burnt Cabins, and Kenneth Hess, Williamsport. She also enjoyed spending time with Courtney Kegg and Rachel Stubler.

She attended Riddlesburg Bible Church.

She was a sophomore at Tussey Mountain High School where she loved being involved in the daycare program.

She was employed at Mc- Donald's in Breezewood.

She enjoyed photography, loved being with her friends and spending time with Brandon Feathers.

Funeral services were held private at the convenience of the family. Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc., Broad Top City, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tussey Mountain Education Foundation, 199 Front St., Saxton, PA 16678. Funds will be directed to the betterment of the preschool program in memory of Miss Burns.

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