Cover photo for Matthew Burns, Jr.'s Obituary
Matthew Burns, Jr. Profile Photo

Matthew Burns, Jr.

August 24, 1926 — January 22, 2022

Matthew Burns, Jr.

Matthew J . Burns , Jr ., age 95, A lifelong Wakefield resident, died on Saturday, January 22 at the Bear Hill Nursing Home.

Born in Wakefield on August 24, 1926, he was the son of the late Matthew J . and Julia (Boland) Burns .

Mr. Burns was a graduate of Wakefield High School and Northeastern University. He served in the United Sates Navy during World War II. Mr. Burns was a retired accountant for the Town of Wakefield. He was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Wakefield, the Wakefield K of C, the Wakefield Elks and the West Side Social Club. Mr. Burns was active in scouting.

He was the husband of the late Barbara J . (Russell) Burns . Mr. Burns is survived by is six children: Matthew J . Burns , III and his wife Beatriz of VA, Mary Brunini and her husband Jim of Stoneham, Michael Burns and his wife Donna of Tewksbury, Margaret Hibbard and her husband Ron of Woburn, Lawrence J . Burns and his wife Valarie of Lowell and Timothy P. Burns and his husband Ron Moores of Canada. He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Mr. Burns was predeceased by his brother Msgr. Lawrence J . Burns and his two sisters: Ellen Quinn and Mary Lally.

Funeral Services will be private.


Funeral Service This service is private. Send Flowers
Funeral Service for Matthew J. Burns, Jr. https://www.tributes.com/obituary/show/Matthew-J.-Burns-108536041#services https://www.tributes.com/obituary/get_ics/108536041?service=3938476&tr=

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Matthew Burns, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 19

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree