Miriam E. Burnworth

MIFFLINTOWN – Miriam E. Burnworth, 95, formerly of McAlisterville, died at 4:10 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Bridges at Brookline, Mifflintown.

Born on Sept. 10, 1918, in New Berlin, she was a daughter of the late Harry O. and Bertha M. (Sauer) Mader. Her husband, Charles Burnworth, whom she married in 1980, preceded her in death in 1998.

She is survived by: stepdaughters, Patricia Coldwell, of Duncansville, and Joyce Omlor, of New Stanton; one sister, Beatrice Hosler, of McAlisterville; one niece, Audrey Fuller, of Troy; and one nephew, David Fuller, of McClure.

One brother, Rollin Mader, and two stepsons, Larry Burnworth and Richard Burnworth, preceded her in death.

Miriam was a 1935 graduate of Milton High School, after which she did ministry work in Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and New York for 30 years. She also served as a nurses aid and later, after marrying, was a homemaker.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with Delmar Stockwell and Steve Marshall officiating. Interment will follow in the Muncy Cemetery.

Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

For online condolences and tributes, please visit www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.