John Burns

Obituary of John Burns

John Francis Burns
May 8, 2018

John Francis Burns, 58, passed away peacefully on Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital surrounded by his family.   John was born in Albany, NY and moved to Syracuse at a young age.  He was a 1978 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy.  John had a deep love of literature and history.  He often read numerous books on a daily basis.
He was predeceased by his parents John W. & Patricia Burns.
He is survived by a sister: Sheila (Joseph) Zimmerman of Syracuse; brother: James C. (Kathy) Burns of Cazenovia; niece Laura Zimmerman; and 3 nephews: John & Ryan Zimmerman and Matthew Burns.
Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Onondaga County Public Library, 447 South Salina St., Syracuse 13202.