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1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
BURNS, James J. Of Watertown. November 11, 2016. Husband of Nora 'Theresa' (Kilcoyne) Burns. Father of Susan M. Parnell and her husband, John, of Hingham, James M. Burns of Palmetto, FL, Teresa A. Petri and her husband, Marco of Mansfield and Sean T. Burns and his wife, Kathleen of Chicago, IL. Grandfather of Brendan Parnell and his wife, Alexandra, Bryan and Brittany Parnell, Amanda, Maryellen, Kelly, James 'Jake' Burns, Declan, William 'Liam' and Brady Burns. Father-in-law of Victoria Ledger of Lafayette, LA. Brother of Barbara Blanchard of Abington. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and remember Jim's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), WALTHAM on Tuesday, November 15th from 5 to 8 p.m. and again at 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning before leaving in procession to The Church of Saint Luke, 132 Lexington Street, Belmont where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial in Ridgelawn Cemetery is private. Memorials in his name may be made to Mount Auburn Hospital, Cardiac Care, Development Office, Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. For complete obituary, guest book and directions please visit www.JoyceFuneralHome.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 13, 2016
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