Katheryn Burnham, 83, of Massena

Katheryn Burnham, 83, of Massena

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MASSENA - Katheryn Burnham, 83, peacefully passed on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the St. Regis Nursing Home.

Katheryn was born on August 10, 1934 in Montana, daughter of the late Robert and Mildred Hughes. 

She worked in the Deli Department at P&C Foods, retiring after 42 years of service.  She loved reading, crocheting, and working.  Family was most important to her, and she treasured taking care of her grandchildren.  She was known as mom, Katie, but mostly as Nanna to many.

Katheryn is survived her children, Kathy and her husband, Stanley Stopryo of Marcellus; Donald Jr. and his wife, Rona Cooney of Norwood; and Rhonda Burnham of Tonowanda.  Her grandchildren, Rebecca, Kaitlin, Tyler, Rona, Jesse, Robert, Serena, Char, Benjamin, Jennifer, Richard, and Dustin; and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her children, William Cooney on July 25, 1967; Henry Joseph Cooney on August 6, 1971; Victoria L. Cooney on August 10, 1979; Robert Charles Cooney on May 3, 1990; and a great grandson, baby Justice Robert Cooney on March 29, 1997.

Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home on Friday, beginning at 12 noon until 2:00 PM when a prayer service will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made in Katheryn’s memory to the Massena Animal Shelter.

Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.

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