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The family is saddened to announce the passing of Richard Burns, 83, of Sudbury on May 19, 2020. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving family.

Cherished husband of Gwen Burns. Beloved father to Sherry (Rick), Bonnie, Bob (Leanne), Ricky (Maggie), Tabatha (Dennis). Loving grandfather to Brenan, Brittani, Amanda, Brody, Meagan, Michael, Justin, Emilia and Olivia. Loving great-grandchildren Grace, Josh, Emma, Ella and Vivian. Dear son of Vic and Helen Burns (both predeceased). Treasured brother of Fred, Larry and Elaine.
Richard was an amazing father, grandfather and great-grandfather and always put his family first.

There are many memories at the summer camp on Ella Lake. Richard worked at INCO as a Stationary Engineer for 30 years. He was an avid big game hunter and also loved the sport of hockey - always cheering on his favourite team the Chicago Black Hawks.

A private interment in the family plot at the Grandview Cemetery.
A Celebration of Richard’s Life to be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated.

(Arrangements entrusted to the Jackson & Barnard Funeral Home)


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Provided by: Jackson & Barnard Funeral Home

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