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Burns, James NISKAYUNA James O'Donnell Burns, age 84, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2007 at the Stratton V.A. Medical Center in Albany. Born in Albany, N.Y., he was the son of the late George and Mary T. O'Donnell Burns. He rose to the rank of staff sergeant in the Marines 5th Recon Division. He received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star Medal. He was owner of Burns Photography, Inc. and Print File, Inc. He was past governor of the Mohawk Golf Club and past member of the Schenectady Curling Club. Beloved husband of Helen Rostkowski Burns; loving father of Patrick Burns; cherished grandfather of Shaun Burns and Nicole Burns, the light of his life; uncle of Ann Murphy. Several cousins also survive. A prayer service will be held in the Historic Church of St. Mary (corner of Lodge and Pine Streets), Albany, Monday morning at 11:00 o'clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. There will be no calling hours. Interment, Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

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Published in Albany Times Union on Jul. 1, 2007.
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July 2, 2007
Pat & Family,
I am so sorry for your lost. And I am definitely here for you as you are always for me. If there is anything you or the family need please Pat let me know. He has no more suffering and he is in a safe and peaceful place along with my father.
Sabrina Young
Sabrina young
July 1, 2007
Shaun and Nicole we were very sorry to hear about your Grandfather. Try to remember the happy times you had with him. Know that we are thinking about you both. Love Aunt Audie, Uncle Cliff and Matt.
Julie La Belle
July 1, 2007
Pat we were so sorry to hear about your Dad. Please know that we are thinking of you and try to take comfort in your memories of happier days and special times you both shared. Julie, Cliff and Matt
Julie LaBelle
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