OBITUARY

Paul Joseph Burns

August 1, 1941February 17, 2018
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Paul Joseph Burns, 76, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, Michigan.

Paul, or Joe to his friends, was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and is survived by his two daughters; Mary Jo Burns Parks, Julie (Lawrence) McGown and one son, Paul (Alison) Burns; their mother Jackie; five grandchildren, Thomas (April) Parks, Paul (Jamie) Parks, Aaron (Caitlin) Burns, Amanda Burns, and Carly Burns; as well as four great-grandchildren Johanna, Landon, Madeline, and Preston.

Paul loved golfing, playing bridge, and following hockey. A tree at the Old Mission Lighthouse was dedicated in 2008 in his honor for hard work and commitment to the Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society. He will be missed by his friends and family.

A memorial visitation will take place at Covell Funeral Home, 232 E. State st. Traverse City, MI on Wednesday, February 21 from 4:30 until the service that begins at 6:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Chicago Zoological Society, 3300 Golf Rd, Brookfield, IL 60513.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Wednesday, February 21, 2018
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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February 26, 2018

Paul and Alison...We are so sorry for your loss. michelle and greg arntz

Carol Williams

February 20, 2018

Paul and Alison,
David and I are sorry that we are traveling and not able to attend in person to share our condolences. Remember this Irish Saying.... Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal, but Life leaves us memories that no one can steal. Carol and David Williams

February 19, 2018

<3 love you gramps

Paul Burns

February 19, 2018

RIP
Love ya Dad

Julie McGown

February 19, 2018

Love you Dad

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