John Dean BurnsOctober 10, 1947 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 70)
John D. Burns, 70 of Hudson passed away peacefully on Monday December 04, 2017 at Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester, with his beloved wife, Patricia R. (Robinson) by his side after a brief illness.
In addition to his wife Patricia, John is also survived by his son Michael P. Burns of Hudson; his sister Debbie Burns of Ct, his granddaughter Christina Dorgan and grandsons Collin D. Burns and Ethen J. Burns and nephew James Castellana. John was predeceased by his parents Robert and Doris (Kephart) Burns; his daughter Tracy Lynn Burns, son Gregory A. Burns and sister Jean Castellana.
John, known by most as Dean, was born in Brisbon Pa. where he graduated from high school and at 17 enlisted in the United States Navy, at the completion of John's hospital corpsman training he was recruited by the U.S. Marine Corp. John served his country during the Vietnam war, spending well over a year on the front lines earning him the title "Doc" by his fellow serviceman.
John settled in Ct. after the service with his family, eventually John and Patricia started their life together and moved to Ma. to raise their son's.
John was a devoted and loving family man who devoted his life to his wife and children. John found great pleasure in family life; cook out's and reunions. John was an avid golfer enjoying many games with nephew James and friend Tom. John was always ready to plan fishing and hunting trips with his sons and wife.
Calling hours will be held from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm Sunday December 10, 2017, followed the next day, Monday, December 11, 2017 at 10:00 am by a funeral service at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME 50 Central Street, Hudson, Ma. 01749. A procession to Forestvale Cemetery in Hudson for final committal services will follow the completion of funeral services in the funeral home.