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.