Enosburg /Provincetown, MA Ė E. Michael Burns, 48, a resident of Provincetown, MA and formerly of Enosburg died on Friday, October 27, 2006 at his home in Provincetown, MA.
Michael was born on March 10, 1958 in St. Albans, the son of Donald and Connie (Barbour) Burns. He graduated from Enosburg High School in 1977 and went on to study at Champlain College in Burlington where he received a degree in computer programming.
Michael had traveled throughout the country and eventually settled in the Boston area. He spent his working career in hotel management including a time when he bought and successfully operated the Jay Village Inn in Jay, VT from 1998-2002. He later migrated back to the Boston area and settled in Provincetown, MA. Michael achieved his greatest desire when he became a real estate agent, working at an office in Provincetown.
Michael was a man who loved life and who was loved by all.
Michael is survived by his parents, Donald and Connie (Barbour) Burns of Richford; 2 sisters and their husbands, Debbie and Hector Nieto of Chandler, AZ and Kelly and Mark Salisbury of Enosburg Falls; his nieces and nephews, Lynne Airoldi and her husband Josh, Jim Duffy and his wife Rebecca, Lea Burns and her friend Anthony, Seth Goodhue and Bailey Airoldi; his great nieces and nephews Tyson, Sydney, Emily and Mykenzie; aunts, uncles, cousins; his special friend Michael Costa of Boston, MA and his beloved companion Ben the golden retriever.
Michael was predeceased by a brother, Timmy Burns; a nephew Nathan Burns; his maternal grandparents, Silvy and Hattie Barbour and his paternal grandparents Anthony and Eva Burns.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at 2:00 PM at the Richford First Baptist Church with Pastor Lyle Willey officiating. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery in Richford. Friends are invited to call at the Church on Wednesday from 12:30 PM until the time of the service.
Should friends desire, gifts in Michaelís memory may be made to the Nathan Burns Scholarship Fund c/o Donald & Connie Burns, 233 S. Main St., Richford, VT 05476.
Condolences may be sent to Michaelís family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com
The Spears Funeral Home in Richford is assisting the family with service arrangements.