Pamela Sue Burns


Pamela Sue Burns, 59, of Ten Mile, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.

She was born on July 29, 1962, in Connellsville, Pa.

Pam was preceded in death by her mother, Joanne VanNosdeln Ringer; and her brother, Mark VanNosdeln.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Dr. Frank Burns.

Other survivors include her father, Stuart VanNosdeln (Cindy VanNosdeln) of Connellsville, Pa.; her brother, Stuart VanNosdeln (Cathy); and seven children: daughter, Megan Kalmanek Clinard; son, Mark Kalmanek; son, Patrick (Paige) Burns, stepdaughter, Tammi (Eston) Mayberry, stepson, Francis Patrick (Allisa) Burns, stepdaughter, Stefanie (Abel) Gonzalez, stepson, Travis (Sarabeth) Burns.

She was a beloved Nana to 14 grandchildren.

Pam graduated from Salem College in West Virginia and worked as a RN for many years in various healthcare settings. She enjoyed reading, cooking, doing puzzles and spending time on the lake. She was happiest while being with family and friends.

She will be deeply missed and forever in our hearts.

The visitation will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Companion Funeral Home in Cleveland. The funeral will follow at 3 p.m. followed by a private family burial Friday evening.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Pam or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at


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