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Robert J. Burns Jr.

July 18, 1950 September 30, 2019
Robert J. Burns Jr.
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Obituary for Robert J. Burns Jr.

Robert J. Burns Jr., 69, of Camillus, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019 at Francis House. Born in Brooklyn, he was raised in Port Jefferson and moved to Syracuse in 1984. Bob was a graduate of Earl Vandermeulen High School and earned his bachelor's degree from Norwich University in Vermont in 1972. An Army veteran, he was stationed in Turkey as a field artillery officer. Bob worked at Utica Mutual Insurance Co. He was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church, active member of the Camillus Republican Committee, former commander of Knifetown American Legion #1540 and former member of the West Genesee School Board and Camillus Elks. He loved sailing on Cayuga Lake, reading and spending time with family, especially his children and grandchildren.

Bob was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Betty.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, the former JoAnn Cambrini; daughter, Kathleen (Scott) Banes; son, Robert (Leyla) Burns; sister, Deidre (Russ) Glenn; grandchildren, Tommy and Tony Banes, Emily and Aylin Burns; sister-in-law, Theresa Cambrini; nephews; and cousins.

Relatives and friends may call Monday, October 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, October 15 at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 5600 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Bob will be laid to rest on Thursday, October 17 at 11 a.m. in Calverton National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

14

Oct

4:00 PM 10/14/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/14/2019 7:00:00 PM
Buranich Funeral Home

5431 W. Genesee Street
Camillus, NY 13031

Buranich Funeral Home
5431 W. Genesee Street Camillus 13031 NY
United States

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

15

Oct

10:00 AM 10/15/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church (Camillus)

5600 W. Genesee St.
Camillus, NY 13031

St. Joseph's Church (Camillus)
5600 W. Genesee St. Camillus 13031 NY
United States

Graveside

Thursday

17

Oct

11:00 AM 10/17/2019 11:00:00 AM
Calverton National Cemetery

210 Princeton Blvd.
Calverton, NY 11933

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd. Calverton 11933 NY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calverton National Cemetery Final Resting Place

210 Princeton Blvd.
Calverton, NY 11933

210 Princeton Blvd. Calverton 11933 NY
United States
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