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Obituary for John Burns

John Charles Burns


John Charles Burns, 62, died April 15, 2020 at a Bangor hospital. He was born August 13, 1957 in Norwood, MA the son of the late John and Mary (Riley) Burns.
He was a graduate of Deham High School in Dedham, MA. He worked a career in electronics , most recently working as a service technician for Kyocera. He enjoyed cooking, as well as playing guitar with friends. He attended the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lubec, and was a friend of Bill W.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years Kathleen (Rossman) Burns ; 3 step-children David Chauvin and Jane Crowley of Webster, MA, Amy and Paul Dufresne of Dudley, MA , and Peggy Sansevero and Jim Gonsalves of E. Hartford,CT; grandchildren- Victoria, Elizabeth, Dylan, and Ryan ; three sisters- Shelia Magliaro and husband Allen of Milford, MA , Patricia Hernandez of MIlford ,MA , and Eileen Burns of Boston, MA ; a brother-in-law Pete Meloski of Medway, MA; sister-in-law Stephanie Cary of Greenville,NH, and sister-in-law Barbara Krajcik and her husband Larry of Oxford, MA ;many nieces, nephews, and cousins, as well as too many close friends to list. He considered all of them to be his best friends.
In addition to his parents , he was predeceased by a sister Deirdre Meloski.
Due to Covid19 restrictions a private mass was held at the Sacred Heart Church in Lubec, with burial in Greenfield Cemetery, Lubec. Those wishing to make donations in John's memory may do so to Arise Addiction Recovery, PO Box 353 Machias, ME 04654.
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