Lucy C. Burns

October 23, 1913September 11, 2013

Lucy Burns 99, of Toms River, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2013. Lucy was born in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY and spent most of her life in Brooklyn. She worked for the HIP on Nostrand Ave. for 30 years before moving to Toms River to be with her family. She then worked at Silver Threads for a few years before retiring and enjoyed spending time with her friends, going on outings, playing cards and loved her trips to Atlantic City. She was also a member of Deborah Heart and Lung Association. Lucy was predeceased in 1964 by her husband Charles who was a NYC police officer. Surviving are her daughters Katherine, Rose and Mary and a son Charles. She will be sadly missed by her 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:30 am at St. Maximillian Kobe RC Church in Toms River, NJ. Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, New York. :


  • Visiting hours Monday, September 16, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Monday, September 16, 2013
  • Burial Monday, September 16, 2013

Lucy C. Burns

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November 12, 2013

Dear mama Lucy, thanks for all the laughs you have given me over the years,I will never forget you. Rest in peace, miss you. Love linda

Laura Boyd

September 18, 2013

Lucy u will be greatly missed. you were fun to have around, no one else can say the stuff u did!!!! I love you <3

Charles Burns

September 13, 2013

Dear Mom,

Thanks for getting us all by, all the time.

You saw 10 popes, 18 Presidents and 4 British monarchs.

"Well done, oh good and gentle Servant...."

Rest well, well. You earned it.

- Your son, Charlie