Name     George R. Burns
      November 6, 1929 - November 10, 2017
Service Information     Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd., (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Monday, November 20, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Theresa’s Church, Billerica at 10:30 a.m.
Visitation     Sunday, November 19, from 2-5 M. Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd., (Rt. 3A),Billerica.
Memorial Donations     In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in George’s name to E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730 or Alzheimer’s Association, Alz.org.


Burns of Billerica, formerly of Somerville, November 10, 2017, George R. Burns, age 88. Beloved husband of Sandra M. (George) Burns. Devoted father of David Burns and his wife, Mary, of Billerica, Lori Joyce and her husband, Tim, of Dunstable and the late Christopher Burns. Loving grandfather of Caitlyn Burns and Julia and Colin Joyce. Son of the late John and Cathrine (Connell) Burns. Brother of the Honorable Albert H. Burns of Belmont and the late John, William, Thomas, Francis, Bob and Mary Burns. Dear friend of Richard Dutra of Bedford. Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd., (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Monday, November 20, at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Theresa’s Church, Billerica at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours, Sunday, 2-5 p.m. Retired from Nuclear Radiochemistry Center, UMass Lowell after 26 years. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in George’s name to E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730 or Alzheimer’s Association, Alz.org. United States Marine Veteran of the Korean War. www.burnsfuneralhomes.com