IN MEMORIAM: Myrna L. Burton, 78;
Operated Walt’s Restaurant, Worcester
WESTFORD – Myrna L. Burton, 78, who operated Walt’s Restaurant in Worcester for a while, passed away at her home on Thursday, May 8, 2019, following a long illness.
She was born April 29, 1941. Myrna spent many years raising her six children with her husband on the family farm in Westford, and then operating Walt’s.
She was a very hard worker and loving mother to her children and grandchildren. Myrna later worked at The Meadows Nursing Home for several years as a nursing assistant until her retirement. She was an avid cook and loved to bake, especially zucchini bread which was so popular with our family and community.
Myrna was an avid sports enthusiast; she loved watching her children and grandchildren’s sporting events.
Our mom was devastated by the loss of her son, Jimmy, in a 2010 tragic accident.
Myrna is predeceased by her husband, Henry M. Burton; son, James (Jimmy) Burton; and grandson, Nicholas St. John.
Myrna is survived by her children, Herbie, Hanky, Bobby, Don and Wendy, and Barbara and Scott St. John; many special grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Geraldine (Vincent), Alice, and Charlene; brother- and sister-in-law, Les and Rocheal Burton; and by many nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours.
A private graveside service in the Westford Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu flowers, donations may be made to Catskill Area Hospice; http://www.cahpc.org/donate.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hellerskinnerfh.com.
Arrangements are by Heller & Skinner Funeral Home, 155 Main St., Worcester.