Pearl Burns, 84


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Candle3Mrs. Pearl (nee LaPointe) Burns, 84, died on February 18, 2016 at her home in Verona. A funeral mass will be offered in Our Lady of the Lake Church, Verona on Monday, 22 at 10 a.m.
Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m.

Born in Newark, Mrs. Burns moved to Verona 64 years ago. She was predeceased by her husband, James A. Burns, her son James, her sons-in-law Jack Bescherer and Gary Rizzo, her grandson Matthew Rizzo and her siblings.

Mrs. Burns is survived by her children, Janice Bescherer; Jacklyn Duda and her husband, Theodore; Paul and his wife, Susan; Thomas and his wife, Ann; Anne Marie Rizzo; Nancy Wright and her husband, Curtis; Eileen McMahon and her husband, Richard; Peter; Teresa Rondi and her husband, Robert; Michael and his wife, Tania and Patrick and his wife, Maggie. She is also the grandmother of 21 and the great grandmother of seven.

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In lieu of flowers, donations to the Endowment Fund of Our Lady of the Lake Church would be appreciated.

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  1. Very saddened to hear of the passing of Pearl Burns, my aunt. We lost touch when my dad, Bill passed. We did the Christmas card thing every year and how I looked forward to receiving them. My sympathy to all of her children, my cousins. You are all thought of often. God Bless!


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