Edward C. Burns passed away on August 26, 2016. He was 88. Born in Hazleton, Pa., he lived most of his life in Kearny. Visiting will be on Monday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Service Tuesday at 10 a.m. in The First Lutheran Church in Kearny and burial will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park in Union.
Ed had been a machinist for Electronics Manufacturing. He was the sexton at The Lutheran Church in Kearny. He had a passion for raising and racing homing pigeons. Husband of Catherine (nee Hughes), he is also survived by his sons and their wives Robert (Jeanne), Edward (Shirley) and Scott, his grandchildren Nicole and Eric and great grandchildren Kaitlyn and Joshua.
In lieu of flowers kindly make a donation to The First Lutheran Church in Kearny.