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Eugene T. Burns

May 5, 1933 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 88)


Eugene T. Burns, of Pennsauken passed away Saturday November 13, 2021. He was 88. A devoted Notre Dame and Boston Red Sox fan, Gene had spent many years as a bus driver for Pennsauken Schools and as a crossing guard for Merchantville. He dedicated much of his time as an Usher for St. Peter RC Church in Merchantville as well. 

He is survived by his loving wife of over 68 years Loretta (nee Pancelli); three devoted children, Karen Burns, Theodore Burns (Kathy), Colleen Kelly; and three cherished grandchildren, Samantha, Zachary, and Kristen.

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 pm at the Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home, 33 West Maple Ave., Merchantville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 am, Thursday at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish, 1421 New Rd., Northfield. Interment will follow in Jesus, Bread of Life Cemetery, Mt. Laurel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church or the Alzheimer’s Association. ( For more information and condolences please visit

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November 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gaskill Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC.
33 West Maple Avenue
Merchantville, NJ 08109

Mass of Christian Burial
November 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Saint Gianna Beretta Molla Parish
1421 New Road
Northfield, NJ 08225


Alzheimer's Association
399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia PA 19106

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla Parish
1421 New Road, Northfield NJ 08225

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