Nancy C. Burba

Nancy C. Burba, 68, of Glen Campbell, Pa., died on March 8, 2015, with her children by her side in Homosassa Springs, Florida.

The daughter of the late Virginia K. Freno and Alfred Ball, she was born on Dec. 19, 1946, in Spangler, Pa.

She was married to the late, Robert T. “Bubble” Burba on May 7, 1983. He preceded her in death in November 2002.

Nancy was a member of the Church of the Resurrection in Glen Campbell, Pa., where she had sang in the choir.

She had been employed by the Pennsylvania Electric Repair Co. as a secretary before becoming a coal miner for Bethlehem Mine 33 and Greenwich Colleries.

After graduating from Cambria-Rowe Business College, Nancy worked as a secretary for Zamias at the Indiana Mall until her retirement.

She was a member of the Glen Campbell American Legion Post No. 435 Auxiliary.

Nancy loved spending time with her grandchildren, water skiing, snow skiing, playing softball and taking trips to the casinos.

She is survived by her three children, James “Randy” Sabella and wife Tracy of Stanwood, Washington, Chris Sabella of Camano Island, Washington, and Shawna Pierce and husband Scott of Glen Campbell; her seven grandchildren, Miranda, Derek, Christopher, Jonathan, Britta, Wyatt and Madison; and her two great-grandchildren, Ella and Sophia.

She is also survived by her siblings, Calvin Shankle and wife Linda of Allentown, Pa., Richard Shankle and fiance Gale of Cherry Tree, Pa., Edward Shankle and wife Diane of Cherry Tree, Pa., and Brian Gisler and wife Sandy of Northern Cambria, Pa.; two nieces; and three nephews.

Her companion, Jim Ross, recently passed away on April 10, 2015.

An 11 a.m. memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Church of the Resurrection in Glen Campbell, Pa., with interment at the parish cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Glen Campbell American Legion Post No. 435.

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