Dorothy Y. Burton, 98, formerly of Danville PA and Philadelphia PA went home
to be with her Lord on December 9, 2016 at her residence at Rosemont
Presbyterian Village in Bryn Mawr PA. She was born September 14, 1918 the
daughter of the late Charles A. and Malvina L. Cousins Young.
graduated from Danville High School in 1936 and attended Virginia State
College and Temple University.
was employed by the Federal Government in Philadelphia in management of top
secret high value items, retiring in 1973. She also worked with the Board
of Education in Philadelphia PA as a Librarian for five years.
Dorothy was a longtime member of Overbook Presbyterian Church in
Philadelphia where she was a member of the Session and served on the
Missions and Outreach Committee. Dorothy served on the Governing Board of
Directors of the Ladies Aide Society of the Presbyterian Hospital in
Philadelphia PA. She was also a member of the Urban League and Guild of
Philadelphia for 32 years. Other memberships included Black Caucus of
Philadelphia, Quarter Century Club, AARP West Park Chapter #664, American
Legion Auxiliary, Danville PA Post 40 and the National Association of
Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1212.
enjoyed reading and loved to travel, especially to the Holy Land.
survived by her relative and good friend Lemuel A. Stiles, Jr., (his wife
Cheryl) nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and a host of friends.
addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers;
Charles E. Young, Sr., Harold C. Young, Sr. and George D. “Chubb” Young of
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held on
Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Overbrook Presbyterian Church 6376
Philadelphia PA with the Reverend Dr. Andrew H. Mann, Jr. officiating.
Friends will be received from 9:30 AM until 10:45 AM.
family will provide flowers. Memorial Contributions may be made to Overbrook
Presbyterian Church 6376 City Avenue Philadelphia PA 19151.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA. www.visneski.com