Joseph Vincent Burns

November 14, 1920 - August 24, 2008 

Joseph Vincent Burns

November 14, 1920 - August 24, 2008 

Obituary for Joseph Vincent Burns

BURNS: Joseph Vincent (Joe)
Retired Sales Rep. of J. A. Johnston Ltd. At Riverview Manor, on Sunday, August 24, 2008 in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Betty (nee McAuliffe) for 63 years. He will be sadly missed by his loving son, John and wife Carolyn Condon-Burns, his daughter Julie, and granddaughters Erin and Emily Burns all of Peterborough. The girls will miss their Papa. Joe was the only child of the late John Burns and Catherine Dwyer. Brother-in-law to Yvonne Leether of Aurora. A heartfelt thank you to the loving staff at Riverview Manor for all their support and friendship, making this past year easier for Joe and his family. A Celebration of Joe’s Life will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 859 Barnardo Avenue, Peterborough, on Wednesday, August 27 at 10 a.m. with Reverend Joseph Moran officiating. Interment to follow at St. Martin of Tours Cemetery, Ennismore. If desired, condolences to the family, directions to the church and donations, in lieu of flowers, to the Canadian Cancer Society, the C.N.I.B. or the Charity of Your Choice may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME at (705) 742-1875. To all those who knew Joe, they knew he was never at a loss for words, or hesitated to voice his opinion – which of course was the right one! He continued the same, right up to the end, never missing an opportunity to add a comment, and right up to the end he was always right.

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