Edward R. Burns, 78, passed away Saturday March 2, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his loving wife Lu-Ann (Carita) Burns and his children, Edward Burns and his wife Carol of Hudson, Donna Souza and her husband Joseph of West Bridgewater and Karen Harty and her husband William of Wilmington and his grandchildren, Joey, Paige, Billy, and Danielle and her husband Jared. He leaves a sister, Kathleen Hammond of Holbrook and a brother, Robert Burns of Quincy as well as the late James and Paul Burns.
Edward was born in Boston, the son of the late Joseph and Margaret Gaffey Burns. He was raised for many years by his late aunt Ann Daley of New Jersey. He has lived in Webster for the past nineteen years. Edward was the former Director of Transportation for Sweet Life Foods of Northborough. Ed was an avid golfer and loved to read and travel. There are no calling hours and services will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Salvation Army in his memory. The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, MA has been entrusted with the arrangements. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majerck.com where you may post a condolence message or light a candle.