Myrna L. Burton


WESTFORD - Myrna L. Burton, 78, passed away at her home on Wednesday, 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 Restaurant in Worcester.
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; great-grandchildren; sisters, Geraldine (Vincent), Alice and Charlene; brother and sister-in-law, Les and Rocheal Burton; and 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,
Online condolences may be sent to
Arrangements are by Heller & Skinner Funeral Home, 155 Main St., Worcester.
Published on May 12, 2019
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6 posts

Bunnie Hand
May 15, 2019
Sorry to hear about Mryna,she was a good person and hard worker,RIP,thoughts and prayers to the family
Dawn Dixon
May 11, 2019
Myrna and I had some really great times in the past few years . Our road trips were the best . She loved my dog Bentley . She was so happy when he would want to sit on her lap . I will miss you my friend . Hugs, love and prayers for you all .
Pat Tripp
May 11, 2019
My heart goes out to all of you. Your mom had a long hard struggle may she RIP now..
Joan Bramsen
May 11, 2019
Your mom was a special person in my heart. I always enjoyed visiting with her in my store. She was loved by many, and will be missed by many. May she Rest In Peace. Blessings & sympathy to the family.
Deborah Ide
May 11, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss
Barbara Dolan
May 10, 2019
So sorry to hear about Myrnas passing. May she rest in peace.