BURSTIN: Betty Ruth Burstin, age 89 of New York, N.Y., formerly of Duquesne, died Sunday, December 31, 2017. She was born in McKeesport on July 29, 1928, and is the daughter of the late Louis and Ida Schermer Burstin. She was an English teacher for more than 40 years and enjoyed watercolor painting. She is survived by her brother, Dr. Charles Joel Burstin, and his wife, Judith Ann Burstin of Beverly Hills, Calif., as well as two nieces, Michaelle and Stacy Burstin, and a nephew, Brad Burstin. Graveside services were held Friday, January 5, 2018, at Temple Cemetery with Rabbi Paul Tuchman officiating. Arrangements by Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. Condolences may be made at strifflerfuneralhomes.com.