Gordon E. Burns
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of Ayer; 66
AYER -- Gordon E. Burns, 66, of Ayer died Monday, February 4, 2013, at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Ayer.
Gordon was born in Waltham. January 20, 1947, a son of the late William P. and Louise (Leach) Burns and has resided in Ayer for nearly forty years.
He served his country in the United States Marine Corps. For the past twenty five years, Gordon worked as the maintenance director at Devenscrest Apartments, retiring last year due to failing health.
He leaves his wife of forty one years, Bernadette M. (Gaudet) Burns, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard and Erin Burns, David J. Burns all of Ayer, William P. and Kyrah Burns of Leominster; a brother, Barry Burns of Waltham; three sisters, Karen Kimball and Mary C. Regan both of Waltham and Dorothy Buckley of Weston. He also leaves six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was predeceased by his brother, William Burns Jr. of Waltham.
BURNS -- A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Friday, February 8th at St. Mary's Church, 31 Shirley Street, Ayer. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Calling hours are 4-7 Thursday at the T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 25 Fitchburg Rd. (Rte 2A) Ayer. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information.
Published in Lowell Sun on Feb. 6, 2013