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Obituary: Edward L. Burns

Sat, Mar 14th 2020 07:00 am

Edward L. Burns, of Clarence, formerly of Grand Island, passed away March 10, 2020.

He was the husband of 65 years of Barbara (née Berhalter) Burns, father of Karen (Bill) Rein, Ann (Brian) Carrier, Daniel (Mary) Burns and Michael (Barbara) Burns; grandfather of Christopher (Erin) Rein, Heather (Phil) Benda, Nicole (Brian) Monahan, Steven Carrier, Emily Carrier, Tim (Maddie), Ryan, Kelly, Michael Jr. (Kristen), Amanda (Kevin) and Katie Burns. He is also survived by nine great-grandchildren, brother of Shirley (Dick) Kennedy, Donna (the late Arnie) Wylke, and the late Jean Borger, Jack Burns, Joe Burns, Patsy Hugar and Larry Burns. He was the son of the late Edward J. and Frances Burns.

Visitation was held Thursday, March 12, at the Kaiser Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today, Friday, March 13, at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen R.C. Church , 2100 Baseline Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hospice Buffalo or the Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo. Mr. Burns was a longtime barber on Grand Island and a retired Grand Island Police officer. Share condolences at www.kaiserfuneral.com.

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