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Mary Lesta (Kelso) Burow

October 9, 1954 ~ September 23, 2019 (age 64)

Mary Lesta Burow, 64, of Grantsville, MD, died Monday, September 23, 2019, at her residence.

Born October 9, 1954, in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late, Lester Samuel and Enola Helen (High) Kelso. She was also preceded in death by her husband, whom she married, April 23, 1976, David Lee Burow; and one brother, Ralph “Rick” High.

Mrs. Burow was a homemaker, who loved bird watching. She was a member of the Audubon Society, the Nature and Ocean Conservancy, the Arbor Day Foundation, the Humane Society, SPCA International and Paralyzed Veterans.

Surviving is her domestic partner of 19 years, David W. Finzel and his daughter, Brandi Miller; two brothers-in-law, Robert Burow and Fred Burow; one sister-in-law, Glenna Gilpin; seven nieces and nephews, David Burow, Kim Fost, Barbara House, Tammy Mortag, Fred Burow, Jr., Tony Burow and Stanley Burow; and a number of great nieces and nephews.

At her request, she will be cremated and a private service will be held at a later date.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, MD  21536, is in charge of cremation arrangements.

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