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John L. Burns

John L. Burns passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Aria Health, Bucks Campus. He was 88. Born in Philadelphia, son of the late John L. and Mary Burns, he was a Bristol Township resident for over 60 years. Mr. Burns was a U.S. Airforce Veteran and was employed as a welder for many years at Stokes / Pennwalt. He was an active member of St. Mark Church, St. Matthews Senior Citizens and was an avid bicylclist and participated in the MS 150 bike ride for many years.

Husband of the late Florence (Hayes) Burns, he is survived by his 4 sons, John Burns and his wife, Debra, James Burns and his wife, Bernadette, David Burns and his wife, Vivian and Donald Burns and his wife, Tammy, and 8 grandchildren, John, Justin, Shawn, Jimmy, David, Donald, Krista, and Nikki. He is also survived by 2 sisters, Mary Mahaffey and Ann Fisher, his special friend, Eleanor Hornug along with many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 1 brother, Joseph Burns and 1 sister, Catherine Link.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Thursday, February 23, 2017, 11:00am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Borough. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call 9:30-11:00am at the Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Assoc of America, 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Arrangements are under the direction of Wade Funeral Home, Bristol Borough.