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Peter M. Burns, Sr.

April 19, 1945 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 76)


Peter M. Burns, Sr.
1945- 2022
East Longmeadow – Peter M. Burns Sr., 76, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2022. Peter was born on April 19, 1945 in Hartford CT to the late Donald and Rosalyn (Murray) Burns.
Peter graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure University and a J.D. degree from Western New England University. Over the years he enjoyed working with Travelers, Connecticut Mutual and Aetna in Hartford.
He belonged to the Hampden County Bar Association and was a past communicant of St. Michael’s Parish. He enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time with family on Cape Cod.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Sandra (Green) Burns, his daughter Cassandra Burns Newman, his daughter-in-law Meredith Burns, his grandchildren Myles and Leigh Chapman, and Charlotte Burns, his brother Thomas Burns and his wife Margo and his sister Mary Elizabeth Burns.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son Peter Burns Jr.in 2015.
A funeral mass for Peter will be held Tuesday January 18, 2022 at 10:30am in St. Michael’s Parish, 128 Maple St., East Longmeadow. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Peter M. Burns Jr., Memorial Scholarship Fund, at Trinity College, Advancement Office, 300 Summit St., Hartford CT, 06106. To leave an online condolence visit www.forastiere.com.


Funeral Mass
January 18, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Michaels Parish, East Longmeadow

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