Daniel R. Burns (1925 - 2019)

  • "To the Friends and Family of Daniel, I'm deeply sorry for..."
  • "So many good memories. Dan and Thelma were very nice people."
    - Jim Germain
  • "Dan and Thel were two of the kindest people I ever met. I..."
    - Janie & Bob Lester
  • "I worked with Dan at the A&P and always enjoyed talking..."
    - Roy Wilcox
  • "I miss ya Pop's.I know mom is so happy to be with you..."
Service Information
North Brevard Funeral Home
1450 Norwood Avenue
Titusville, FL
32796
(321)-269-9222
Funeral Mass
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
10:00 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Church
175 Williams Road
Troy, NY
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Obituary

Burns, Daniel R. TITUSVILLE, Fla. Daniel R. Burns, 94 of Titusville, Fla. and formerly of Wynantskill, passed away peacefully on September 14, 2019, at Crescent Wood Assisted Living in Titusville, joining the love of his life, Thelma. He was born in Albany on February 7, 1925, the son of John and Mary (Hans) Burns. As a young man, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II and spent his tour of duty in Hawaii on the U.S.S. Altair, after which he returned home to Albany and married Thelma Sheridan. They moved to Snyder's Lake where they raised their family. He is survived by his children, Daniel R. Burns Jr. (Marie), Theresa Mullaugh (Al), Robert Burns (Nancy), Dolores Burns (Jay), Jean Catricala (Jim) and John Burns; grandchildren, D.J., Nathan, Erin, Bob, Tracy, Tony, Michael, David, Jessica, Devin and Ryan; and 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by his sisters, Geraldine Lemley and Sister Jean Albert, CSJ. He was predeceased by his wife, Thelma in 2009, after 63 years of marriage; his grandson, Christopher; and his siblings, Helen Singer, John Burns, Mary Ballato, Agnes Conroy, William Donald Burns, Virginia Daley, Joseph Burns and Rosemary Redick. He was last employed by Blue Cross-Blue Shield, after which he retired to Palm Bay, Fla. He enjoyed fishing, golf, watching football, camping and spending time with his friends and extended family, whom he loved with all his heart. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass on October 19, at 10 a.m. in St. Michael the Archangel Church, 175 Williams Road, Troy. A celebration of his life will follow.

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Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 29 to Oct. 17, 2019
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