Peter Burns

Obituary of Peter Burns

Peter J. Burns

April 24, 1939-August 2, 2017

Monroe, NY

Peter J. Burns passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Valley View Center For Nursing Care and Rehabilitation in Goshen, NY. He was 78 years old. Son of the late Peter Burns and Helen Zume Burns, he was born April 24, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY. Peter was the widower of Rosalie Martucci Burns.

Peter retired from National Cleaning Service, where he was a Window Washer for High Rise Buildings in New York City. Peter was a jack of all trades. He had a business welding, well drilling, drove an oil truck and was always available to help others.

His loved ones would like to thank the staff of Valley View, for the care and compassion they had given to Peter during his stay there.

Survivors include his longtime companion, Annette Catletti, at home; his daughters: Roseann Romano and her husband Michael of Queens, NY, Laura Burns of Stony Point, NY; his brothers: Robert Burns of Holbrook, NY, Joseph Burns of Liberty, NY; and his sister Helen Vasile of Middletown, NY. Peter was predeceased by his brothers Patrick and Michael and his sister Mary Albero.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 4th at Smith Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950. A Prayer Service will commence at 7:45 p.m. on Friday evening. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY. Future interment will take place at the convenience of the family in Seamanville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.