Elaine A. Burns, 83, of St. Marys died on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the Senior Care Center in St. Marys following a period of failing health.

Born June 29, 1933 in Dover, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Donald and Annette Vachon Seaver. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William R. Burns; three brothers, Robert Seaver, Ronald Seaver and George Seaver; and sister, Jeanne A. Therrien.

As a military wife, Elaine lived in several different states. When her husband retired from the Air Force they lived in Somersworth, N.H., for several years and then moved to St. Marys in 1988. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sisters, Edna Hamel, Janet Quisumbing (Victor) and Dorothy Buell, all of Dover, and many beloved nieces and nephews who cherish the memories of swimming in Aunt Elaine and Uncle Bill’s pool and their fun-filled Fourth of July picnics.

Elaine will be remembered for her kindness, volunteer work and unwavering love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Her family wishes to thank Hospice of the Golden Isles for their care and support, and especially to Ann Zambesi for the love, kindness and steadfast support she provided Elaine for so many years.

A celebration of Elaine’s life will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys. An inurnment burial will be held at 11 a.m. July 28 at St. Charles Cemetery in Dover.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

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