Dorothy Burbank

Obituary of Dorothy W. Burbank

Wayland – Dansville – Dorothy W. Burbank, 82 years of age, passed away early Sunday morning July 7, 2024 at the Conesus Lake Nursing Home in Livonia. Dorothy was born April 9, 1942 in Watertown the daughter of Robert and Bernice (Cannan) Wilson. She grew up in Watertown and graduated from high school there. Throughout the years, Dorothy resided in a few different towns that included Rochester, Dansville, Atlanta and Wayland. Many will remember Dorothy as she worked for Ralph Heil Nationwide Insurance Company in Wayland for over 30 years. Dorothy and Charles Burbank were married October 21, 1995 however there time together was shortened when Charlie passed away in 1998. Dorothy devoted her time to raising her children, transporting them to their sporting events and being “Mom” to all her kids’ friendsl. Her home was a gathering place for them all. Coming home to fresh baked bread and pie is a fond memory of her sons. As the years went on, her grandchildren became just as important to her. Dorothy also loved to play golf and she would get out whenever she could. Dorothy was pre-deceased by her parents, Robert and Bernice Wilson; and her brothers, Tom Wilson and Jim (Carol) Wilson. She is survived by her three sons, Truman E. Gleason III (Debra) of Atlanta, Thomas (Yelena) Gleason of Hilton and Christopher Gleason of Montana; her grandchildren, Amanda (Jason) Nadeau of Wayland, Hilary Gleason of CO, Phillip Gleason and Collin Gleason of CO, Christopher Gleason, Jody Gleason and Matt Gleason all of MT; three great grandchildren, Christian, Lindsey and Shania; along with nieces and nephews. Dorothy’s family and friends are invited to Holy Cross Cemetery at 10am Wednesday July 17, 2024 where committal prayers and interment will take place. Contributions in memory of Dorothy W. Burbank may be made to the Conesus Lake Nursing Home Activities Fund, 6131 Big Tree Rd., Livonia, NY 14487..
A Memorial Tree was planted for Dorothy
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home
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