Obituary – Sister Cecile Therese Burton, was a Maryknoll Missioner for 70 Years
Maryknoll, NY – Sister Cecile Therese Burton, an educator and social worker in Hawaii died after a long illness on February 17, 2016 at Maryknoll Sisters Home Care, NY. She was 91 years old.
Frances Eloise was born in Washington, D.C., September 23, 1924 to Cecile R. Burton and Frank E. Burton. She had one brother, Barry and one sister, Joyce. Her brother, sister and both parents have predeceased her.
The family moved to Philadelphia and she graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School, PA in 1942 and Immaculata College, Immaculata, PA in 1945 with a B.A. major in French and a Teacher’s Certificate.