Charles “Bud” Manford Burns
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of Charles Burns of Fredericton, NB, formerly of Elgin, NB, at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Monday, May 6, 2019. Born in St. Stephen, NB he was the son of the late Charles and Marion (Barter) Burns and husband of the late Margaret (Gourley) Burns.
Bud will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and for his great love of music. Often times he would be found singing old country tunes in the style of Wilf Carter.
He is survived by his children, Mike Burns (Jane) of Fredericton, NB and Sharon Fox (Gary) of Elgin, NB; grandchildren, Joshua, Derek (Bridgette) and Jennifer; great grandchildren, Darian, Brie, Lara, Emma, Rebecca and Melysa; sisters, Shirley Ogilvie (Jerry), Theresa McManus and Mary Reesor as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Bud was predeceased by his wife, Margaret; his parents and his brother, James.
Visitation will be held at McAdam’s Funeral Home on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 7 -9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Dunstan’s Catholic Church on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm. Rev. Maria Arokiam Chinnappan and Rev. John Jennings will concelebrate. Interment will follow in the Hermitage Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial tributes in Bud’s honor may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.