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Joseph M. Nedza,
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Tel. (814) 637-5401

12045 Bennetts Valley Hwy
P.O. Box 6
Penfield, PA 15849

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Joseph M. Nedza,
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111 Bridge Street
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Tel: 1-814-965-2591


Frances Irene (Beck) Burnside

July 28, 1943 ~ February 13, 2018 (age 74)

Francis Irene Burnside, 74, of Penfield, a Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister Aunt, and Dear Friend, went to be with the Lord on February 13, 2018.  She was born, July 28, 1943 to the late Russell Clyde and Belle (Burkett) Beck, in Penfield, PA.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husbands, Jim Smith and Norman Burnside; brothers, Jim and Clyde Beck; sister, Carrie Runyon; many sister and brother-in-law’s; nephews, Herb Hawkins, Mike Burnside and Brian Friday, Sr.; great nephew, Brian Friday, Jr.; and a great granddaughter, Lilyan.

Leaving behind: her sister, Edna Armagost; sons, James (Teresa) Burnside and Shawn Burnside; daughters, Connie (Brian) Burke and Alice (Mike) Knepp; grandchildren, Crystal Jean, Jim Burnside, Corey (Shelby) Burke, Josh Burnside, Shobie (Joy) Burke and Cassidy (Jenn) Burke; many great-grandchildre, Karleigh, Camden, Payton, Selina, Caleb, Jaideen, Breanna, Landon, Zachary, Xavier, Makayla, Aurora, Molly, Isabella, Brantley and Kenny; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; and her very loved fur babies.

Frances lived most of her life in Penfield enjoying working on cars, yard sales, BINGO and taking care of her animals.

There will be no visitation.

Private services will be held by the family at a later date.

The family suggests memorials to the Clearfield County SPCA and will be accepting online condolences at

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