Robert P. Burns

Date of Passing:

December 17, 2019

Burns, Robert P., 88, of Promenade Street, Riverside, died peacefully on December 17, 2019. He was the husband of the late Dolores M. (Jarbeau) Burns.

Born in Providence, a son of the late James and Anna (MacDonald) Burns, he lived in Riverside since 1962.

Mr. Burns was a salesman for the AB Dick Co. for 35 years before retiring in 1989.

Robert was a communicant of St. Luke Church. A sports enthusiast, he was a devoted New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan.

Mr. Burns was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was on the front line as an operator in communications.

He is survived by a son, Michael R. Burns and his wife Nancy A. Burns of Amston, CT and a brother, Donald Burns and his wife Mary (Daly) Burns of Rumford. He was the brother of the late Ann Reddington, Marie and William Burns.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Robert and Dolores will be held in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington on Saturday February 22, 2020 at 9 a.m. Burial will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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