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Robert R. Burns

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Robert R. Burns

AGE: 93 • Middletown Twp., PA

Robert R. Burns, age 93 of Middletown Twp., PA died on August 24, 2016. Born to the late Raymond & Alice (Haigh) Burns in Philadelphia, he was a lifelong resident of Delaware and New Castle Counties. Mr. Burns, a graduate of Media High School and the Penn Wharton School, was a data processing manager at the Scott Paper Co. where he worked most of his career. He was devoted to his Christian faith and a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, serving his church as an Ordained Elder, financial secretary and treasurer. He was a member of DPMA (past president) and SABR. He was also a stockholder of the Baltimore Orioles. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Robert S. Burns. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ethel M. (Tipton) Burns, 4 children: Joanne (Edwin) Truitt, Gail Lecher, Raymond (Lynn) Burns, and Ronald (Lisa) Burns, 9 grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 16, at 11:00 AM at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1120 Darley Rd., Wilm., DE 19810. Interment was held privately. Arr: Pagano Funeral Home, Garnet Valley, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church at the above address. Online condolences may be made by visiting
Published in The News Journal on Sept. 11, 2016
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