Mona Berry

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River Don

Mona Berry is my fourth cousin, twice removed and daughter of Frank Berry and Honor Brotherton.

In 1950, Mona married Ernest Burton and together issued one child that died in infancy.

THE ADVERTISER, FRIDAY, AUG 25, 1989

Missing woman found in river

A Rawmarsh woman who went missing from her home has been found dead in the River Don.

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Mona’s grave in Haugh Road Cemetery, Rawmarsh

The lifeless body of Mona Burton (64) who lived at Hawke Close, Rawmarsh, was spotted in the river at around 8.30 pm near to St Anns Bridge on Monday evening by a man walking his dog.

She had been reported to police as a missing person by her husband earlier that evening.

Firemen from Erskine Road and Oaks Lane Stations recovered the body.

A police spokesman said that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mrs Burton’s death.

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