Robert J. Burns Jr.

Mr. Burns

Robert J. Burns Jr., 75, of Canada Lake, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Albany Medical Center.

Robert was born in Albany, New York, the son of the late Robert J. and the late Anna (Wohlfahrt) Burns.

Robert, a veteran, was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy after several years of serving his country.

He retired after 30 years with the Golub Corporation. Bob enjoyed the simple things in life, the lake, fishing, watching his granddaughters play softball and Bonanza. In his early years he was very active in the Albany Yacht Club and helping at the East Greenbush Baseball fields.

Robert was predeceased by his wife, Agatha DePasquale Burns; son, Robert A. Burns; and brother, The Reverend Father John Burns.

Survivors include daughter-in-law, Kristen Burns; three granddaughters, Madison, McCayla and Macey Burns; brother-in-law, Ben (Ann Marie) DePasquale; nephew, Anthony (Christine) DePasquale; and niece, Angela ( Douglas) Bartels.

The family would like to thank all of Bob’s friends in Canada Lake that looked in on him these last few months. Bob has had a difficult time after losing his only child and wife. He is now at peace and reunited with them.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home.

By Josh Bovee

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