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Robert P. Burns
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1939
Death: Nov. 4, 2009


Robert P. Burns, 70, of Millville, died unexpectedly at his residence, Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2009.

Born and raised in Millville, he graduated from Millville Senior High School, Class of 1957. He also graduated from Eckels College of Mortuary Science in 1958. Mr. Burns was the office manager for Bailey Fuel Co. and then Commercial Fuel Co. of Millville. Most recently, he was the manager of Brewster Fine Wine and Liquors in Vineland for the past 10 years. Prior to that, he managed Bubba's Discount Liquors Inc. in Vineland. Mr. Burns was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church in Millville. He was a former member of the Union Lake Sailing and Tennis Club in Millville. From 1995 to 1999, he lived in Ocean City. He then moved back to Millville to be close to his family. Working in his yard gave him a great sense of pride. He especially enjoyed planning parties and traveling with his family. Mr. Burns was an accomplished photographer. He was an active member of the Class of 1957 High School Reunion Committee. Spending time with his many friends and his three grandchildren was what he loved.

He will be sadly missed, but never forgotten by his loving wife of 50 years, Joanne (Shannon); his children, Jeffrey and wife Laura (Madkiff), and Jennifer Nessen and husband William, all of Millville; and his grandchildren, Nicole and Kyle Nessen, and Shannon Burns, all of Millville. He was predeceased by his parents, Daniel and Mabel (King) Burns.

A funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, Buck and Depot streets, Millville. Viewings will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Monday in the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad St., Millville.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Millville.

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Holy Cross Cemetery
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Keith Allen
Record added: Nov 13, 2009
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