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Jayne's Funeral Home

Highway No 1, Weymouth, NS

OBITUARY

John "Herbie" Burns

June 2, 1937July 21, 2019
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John “Herbie” Burns Sr. passed away at home on July 21, 2019. Born in Weymouth, he was a son of the late Walter and Bessie (Melanson) Burns.

Herbie, also known as Superfly by his CB buddies, loved to talk on his CB radio. He also loved to tell stories, watch a western movie or boxing match, enjoyed winning a good game of checkers, liked to walk in the woods and he had a great love of hunting. Herbie is survived by his loving wife Shirley Ann(Lewis); sisters, Margaret (Alex) Crowe, Shirley Hubbard, Beatrice (Burton) Melanson, Betty (Dean) McCullough; sons, Jimmy (Jill) Burns, John Jr. (Tammy) Burns, Stacey Burns and Ian (Sarah) Burns; daughter, Cheryl Nogler; 10 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Beside his parents Herbie was predeceased by his son, David Burns; brothers, Edward, Reginald, and Walter Burns; sisters, Mary Burns, Mini Purdy and brother in law John Hubbard. Cremation has taken place under the care of Jayne’s Funeral Home, Digby 245-2525.

A funeral service will be held 1pm July 27, 2019 from St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Weymouth North, Jean Austin presiding, followed by a burial in the St. Peter’s Anglican Cemetery. Donations in Herbie’s memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Share a memory or leave a condolence at www.jaynesweymouth.com

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 27, 2019

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Arthur Hatt

July 28, 2019

I am very sorry to hear of Herbie. My condolences to the Burns family. I have worked with the boys over the years and have some good memories. May the memories of your Dad offer you comfort.

Cheryl Nogler

July 25, 2019

Cheryl Nogler

July 25, 2019

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Cheryl Nogler

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Cheryl Nogler

July 25, 2019

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