Regina Abadejos Burton, 70, of Vanderbilt, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 17, 2017, at Uniontown Hospital.
Gina, as she was affectionately known, was born on October 21, 1946 in Surigao del Norte, located in the Philippines. On May 27, 1972, she married James H. Burton, and in 1974, she moved to the United States. For many years, Gina worked as a nurse’s aide at Mount Saint Macrina Manor in Uniontown and at Connellsville Hospital. More recently, she worked as a machine operator at Berkley Medical Resources in Smithfield, where she retired. In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling, bowling, crocheting and playing Bingo andMahjong with her friends. Gina loved spending time with her family and she will be sorely missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-mother, a sister, Erlinda Saavedra , as well as her father and mother in-law, Addie and Mary Lou Burton.
In addition to her husband James, she is survived by her son, Robert Abadejos and his fiancé Melanie Mathianas of Brownsville; sister, Cely Abadejos and brothers, Jose, Gerardo and Felix Abadejos all of the Philippines; brother-in-law Robert Burton (Ann) of Fairmont, W.Va.; sisters-in-law, Cynthia (Jim) Lindsey of Canonsburg and Betty Oliver of Philadelphia; grandchildren Justin Long, Justina Straitiff, Caitlin Abadejos, Robert James Abadejos and Alexander Charles Abadejos; great-grandchildren Reneseme Carlie Johnson, Aslynn Marie Zellie, and Brylee Rai Zellie; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.