Dolores Burton, age 90, of Morrisville, PA, died peacefully on Thursday, January 7,2021 at Buckingham Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Buckingham Township, PA. Born in Elizabeth, PA, Dee was raised in East McKeesport, PA before moving to Morrisville, PA 30 years ago.
Prior to her retirement, Dee was employed as a security guard with Staley’s in Morrisville for many years. Known as a socialite, Dee absolutely loved talking with people. Wherever she went, she surrounded herself with many friends and acquaintances. She enjoyed sewing and cooking, and felt very comfortable wearing her fine clothing and jewelry.
Daughter of the late Harry and Belinda (Sjoberg) Dixon, Dee is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Harry Latsch of Yardley, Rebecca and John Evans of Newtown, PA and Eva Kuenzig and Joseph Martinez of Lynchburg, VA, her brother Butch Dixon of Florida, seven grandchildren Corey (Amber) Latsch, Christopher (Regina Weston) Latsch, and Katie (Charles) Long, Faith Evans, and Liam, Alexandra and Charlotte Roach, two great grandchildren Emma Latsch and Charlie Long, her longtime friend Joan Nicol of East McKeesport, PA and many nieces and nephews. Dee was the sister of the late Donald Dixon of Bath, Maine, Glen Dixon of Miami Florida, and Clayton Dixon of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her memorial service at 11 AM on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA. Rev. John B. Evans, will officiate. Her entombment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ.
Friends may call Tuesday morning from 10-11 AM at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dolores’ name may be made to the McKeesport Regional History and Heritage Center, 1832 Arboretum Dr., McKeesport, PA 15132 (www.mckeesportheritage.org), or St. Joseph’s Indian School, P.O. Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57326 (www.stjo.org), or to a charity of your choice.
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