Robert G Burns
Date of Death: December 25, 2017
Long Branch, NJ
Robert Gerard Burns, 63 of Long Branch NJ, died December 25, 2017. Born in Hoboken, NJ, he was raised in West Long Branch, graduated high school from Christian Brothers Academy and graduated college from Plymouth State College, New Hampshire. After college, Robert resided in Iowa, Minnesota, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, but eventually returned back to NJ where he spent some time living in Rumson, then Ocean Grove, and finally Long Branch. He was a sales representative for various companies, mainly in the energy industry. He was a lover of the outdoors and the sea, and enjoyed biking, fishing, camping, boating, kayaking and spending time at the beach. He was a talented cook and enjoyed good food and wine. He was also a music lover and enjoyed playing his guitar. He is predeceased by his beloved mother and father, Dorothy M, Burns and Peter J. Burns Sr., and his brothers Richard J. Burns and Peter J. Burns Jr. Surviving are his sister, Judith A. Burns Flannelly and her husband Dennis J. Flannelly, sister-in-law, Sherill Burns, nephews and nieces, Timothy M. Flannelly, Patrick Burns, Peter Burns, Jessica K. Flannelly Montagna, Suzanne Burns Towry, Kelly Burns Reinhardt, and many great nieces and nephews. A memorial survice/celebration of life is being held at his niece's home in Freehold, NJ on January 27th at 4pm. Anyone who would like to attend can contact Jessica at (908) 216 7940. Friends and family are invited to share a story of Robert or send a letter of condolence to 192 Dutch Lane Road, Freehold, NJ 07728. .