Jean Isaac Burnham

Birth Date: 
Friday, February 10, 1922
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Jean Isaac Burnham, 97, of Wooster and formerly of Painesville, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Brookdale Place in Wooster.

She was born February 10, 1922 in Buffalo, NY to Gwylym and Ethel Bowers Isaac and grew up in Terre Haute, IN.  On May 4, 1946 she married Maxwell Burnham.  He preceded her in death in 1981.

Jean had been a pediatric nurse and a homemaker.  She was a member of the First Church, Congregational in Painesville where she was very active.  She was also a member of the Monday Club and enjoyed flower gardening, cooking and sewing.  She had been a cadet nurse in the Army during World War Two.

She is survived by her children Deborah (David Staebler) Burnham of Philadelphia, PA, David Burnham of Manitou Springs, CO,  Jennifer (Jim) Moyseenko of Wooster and Margaret Burnham of New York City, NY, and grandchildren Caitlin (Jonathan Erbacher) McHugh, Elizabeth Staebler, Molly McHugh, Celeste (Brandon) Edwards and Noah Burnham.

Along with her husband, Jean was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Contributions may be directed to First Church, Congregational, 22 Liberty St., Painesville, OH 44077, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691, Secrest Arboretum, 1860 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington, D.C., 20090.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

Contributions may be directed to First Church, Congregational, 22 Liberty St., Painesville, OH 44077, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691, Secrest Arboretum, 1860 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington, D.C., 20090.

Service: 

Memorial services will be held at a later date

Condolences

Jennifer,My sympathy to you and your family. 97!! What a great accomplishment. I lost my mom 2017. Its never easy. Our blessing s to you and your family . God Bless you all. Bryan and Patty Norris

How sad. I met her at my mom's table at Brookdale. She always had a smile and a kind word. She had such a soft voice but it was packed with love and compassion. My mom and I will miss her very much.

Sorry for the loss of your wonderful mother. Mothers are so special: they can never be replaced, but always treasured. My condolences to you and your family

Jennifer & Meg - I am so very sorry to read about your mother's passing. I have so many memories of the two of you, your mom & dad, and the house on Bank Street that I thoroughly loved. My heart breaks for you and your extended family. I never knew your mother was so accomplished! She was always just "Mrs. Burnham", the mother of one of my great childhood friends.
With the memories you have shared, and many others you have, she will live in your hearts forever.
May God bless all of you.

We have many great fond memories of time spent with Jean. Our deepest sympathy for your loss

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