Francis Burns
In Loving Memory of

Francis Joseph Burns

1931 - 2018

Obituary of Francis Joseph Burns

BURNS, Francis Joseph “Frank”

Peacefully passed away with his family by his side at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in his 87th year. He leaves behind his beloved spouse Kathleen Murphy, his children Kathy Clarke, Brian (Dawn) Burns, Chrissie Burns, Kevin Burns and step-children Patricia Nelson and Katherine Nelson. Loving grandpa of Sherri, Nicole (Paul), Nina, Zoe, Marius, Oonagh, Kim, Ross, Burke, Bridget, Victoria, Portia, Liam, and proud great-grandpa of 15. He will also be greatly missed by his friend Sam. Frank was predeceased by his parents, his 10 siblings and by his stepson Mark Nelson. A longtime employee of Ford, in Oakville, Frank retired in 1992. In his retirement he enjoyed expressing his creativity in furniture building and woodworking. A special thank you to the ICU East at the Hamilton General Hospital, for the compassionate care Frank received. In accordance with Frank’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Mass will be celebrated at Saint Michael Roman Catholic Church, 310 Central Ave, Fort Erie, on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 11a.m. A family interment will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905) 354-2133. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the charity of one’s choice.

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Kevin Hoeg
4 years ago

So sorry to hear of Frank passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Kevin & Cecilia Hoeg
Whitby, Ontario

Dawn St. Angelo
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss Kay

Jim Clarke & Maria Van Hoecke
4 years ago

Our condolences to the family.

Denise and Al Schouten
4 years ago

Brian, Cathy and family , we are very sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Cousin Deb
4 years ago

My Kathy, My Chrissie, My Brian, My Kevin,

Thinking lots of you all at this time,
Love cousin Debra,

Theresa Rose
4 years ago

My condolences to you and your family Kathy. May you find peace and laughter in the memories your Dad has left for you. You are all in my thoughts at this difficult time. Xo


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