Jo Anne Bryan Burns
Jo Anne Bryan Burns, age 59, of Malvern passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Cleveland Clinic.
Born Oct. 13, 1952, in Canton, she was a daughter of the late George Arthur and Rita Mae (Kelley) Bryan.
She was a member of St. Mary of Morges Catholic Church and the card club. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, and flowers, but her greatest joy was her family. Jo Anne was a clerk for Kiko Auctions for 10 years, worked 12 years as a secretary at Mercy Medical Center and was a part time secretary at St. Mary's of Morges Catholic Church. She graduated from Carrollton High School and had taken college courses in banking.
She is survived by her loving husband, John (Errol) Burns, whom she married April 5, 1975; two sons, Jason L. (Kathy) Burns of Baltimore, MD, and Stephen T. Burns of Canton; a daughter, Jennifer Burns of Canton; four brothers, Raymond (Denise) Bryan of Salem, John (Diane) Bryan, Bill Bryan and Earl (Tonya) Bryan, all of Kensington; three sisters, Mary Ellen (Scott) Rutledge of Carrollton, Delores (Ron) Marquart of Columbus, and Donna (Ron) Edie of Bowerston; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Bryan of Kensington; and a brother-in-law, Jim Roberts of Salineville.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James Leonard and David Bryan; and a sister, Eileen Roberts.
The Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Summitville with Father Victor Cinson officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Church Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Maple Cotton Funeral Home in Kensington.