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Joseph Donald "Don" Burns
Birth: Oct. 3, 1947
Bayonne
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 2010
West Creek
Ocean County
New Jersey, USA

Joseph D. Burns, 62, of West Creek, passed away at home on Friday Aug. 20, 2010.

Born and raised in Bayonne, NJ before moving to West Creek 31 years ago.
He was a Navy Veteran from 1964 to 1972 receiving the Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Medal Color w/Palm) Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal w/1960 Device, a National Defense Service Medal; and after retiring from the Navy went to work for the Ocean County Utilities Authority as an Industrial Mechanic.
He was a member of the Manahawkin Moose Lodge, attended Calvary Baptist Church; he was a Boy Scout Leader for 8 years, and enjoyed gardening, barbecuing, family get-togethers, and fixing things.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Anita Burns; parents, Joseph Francis Burns and Ruth Irene Murphy; brother, Kenneth Burns; a sister, Carolyn James and Foster brother James Judd.
He is survived by his loving wife of 6 years, Janie Burns; sons, Jason Donald Burns (Megan) and Thomas Francis Burns (Jordan); brothers, George Burns (Candy), and Neil Burns; sister, Mary Bernardine Lindsey (Tom); stepsons, Scott and Noah Sebastinas, and grandchildren, Addisyn and Austin. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends and a special great nephew, Ryan Buckley.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday Aug. 26, 2010 at 10:45am at Maxwell Funeral Home 160 Mathistown Rd Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087, followed by burial at West Creek Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Francis Burns (1908 - 1973)
  Ruth Irene Murphy Burns (1917 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Anita M. Shenowski Burns (1946 - 2001)
 
 Siblings:
  Carolyn R. Newton James (1935 - 1999)*
  Joseph Donald Burns (1947 - 2010)
  Kenneth Wayne Burns (1948 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The marker is incorrect - it should say
Joseph D. (Donald)

not "B"
 
Burial:
West Creek Cemetery
West Creek
Ocean County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: adkhsky
Record added: Sep 30, 2011
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-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 26, 2012
I really wish we could talk again!!♥♥!!
- adkhsky
 Added: Oct. 26, 2012
110/03/2011Happy Birthday, Don. We love you and miss you lots. Love Bern,Tom & Kodi
- Bernardine
 Added: Oct. 1, 2011
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