Obituary Details

Charles Edward Burns

August 18, 1921 - February 11, 2015

Birthplace & Residence

Information withheld per family request

Visitation

Location:
Renaissance Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center
Date:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time:
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Funeral

Location:
Renaissance Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center
Date:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Service Time:
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM

Cemetery

Location:
Pine Forest Memorial Gardens
Date:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time:
Immediately Following Service

Notes

C. Edward Burns , 93, formerly of Bristol, RI, died at Transitions Life Care of Wake County in Raleigh, NC, on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. He was born on August 18, 1921 in Providence, RI, to Charles E. and Katharine (Paull) Burns.

Ed was a veteran of World War II serving on PT boats in the South Pacific from the Solomon Islands to Okinawa. Ed was also a veteran of the Korean War serving on a Destroyer. Ed worked as a Service Engineer for Hyster Co for 34 years before retiring in 1986.

Ed is survived by his wife of 60 years Helen (Mayowitz) Burns, his son Richard and daughter – in-law Camilla Burns, and his granddaughters Kiley and Ryan Burns, all of Raleigh, NC. Ed was preceded in death by his brother Steve Burns and his sister and her husband, Mary and John Mack.

A funeral service will be held at Renaissance Funeral Home in Raleigh, NC, at 1:30 am on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 with a graveside service to follow at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest.

Donations may be made in Ed's honor to a charity of your choice.
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Visitation

Renaissance Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center
7615 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
919-866-1866
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Funeral

Renaissance Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center
7615 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
919-866-1866
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Cemetery

Pine Forest Memorial Gardens
770 Stadium Drive
Wake Forest, NC 27587
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