Paula Louise (Wilson Handley) Burcham


Paula Louise (Wilson Handley) Burcham, 77 of Franklin, IN. passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Franciscan Hospice House in Indianapolis, IN. She was born February 22, 1940 in Kansas City, Missouri to the late Dorothy Mae (Cashman Wilson) Handley. She married Chester L. “Check” Burcham May 24, 1959 in Franklin, IN., he preceded her in death on August 28, 2015. Survivors include her daughter Terrina (Burcham) Stasik (James) of Greenwood, IN., three grandchildren Blake Stasik, Morgan Stasik, and Logan Stasik all of Greenwood, IN. and a brother George Handley II of La Feria, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Nathan Burcham, and parent Dorothy Mae (Cashman Wilson) Handley and adoptive father George W. Handley. The family would like to thank Dr. Sharma for his knowledge and care, the palliative care team at Franciscan Hospice House and thank you to Dr. David Mandelbaum for your guidance and compassion during this most difficult time. The Reverend Ray Wood will conduct a service on Tuesday, February, February 27, 2018 at 11AM at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin. Friends may call on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 4PM till 8PM at the mortuary. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin. Memorial contributions may be made to the Franciscan Hospice House in care of the Franciscan Health Foundation 5255 East Stop 11 Road Suite 245, Indianapolis, Indiana 46237. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Information 317-738-0202.