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In Memory of

Madeline S. Burns

February 21, 1940 - January 3, 2018

Obituary


BURNS, Madeline S. (Donoghue) of Emerson, NJ passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born in New York City to Michael and Mary Donoghue. Beloved wife of the late John J. Burns, Jr. Devoted mother of Jaqueline Burns-Onofrio and her husband Matthew and John J. Burns III and his wife Beverly. Dear sister of Sr. Mary Elizabeth Donoghue, O.P., the late Maude Grogan, the late Ann Leyden and the late Mickey Donoghue. Loving grandmother of John Joseph IV, Collin, Shannon, Matthew and Christian. Cherished aunt and grandaunt to many nieces and nephews. A...

BURNS, Madeline S. (Donoghue) of Emerson, NJ passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born in New York City to Michael and Mary Donoghue. Beloved wife of the late John J. Burns, Jr. Devoted mother of Jaqueline Burns-Onofrio and her husband Matthew and John J. Burns III and his wife Beverly. Dear sister of Sr. Mary Elizabeth Donoghue, O.P., the late Maude Grogan, the late Ann Leyden and the late Mickey Donoghue. Loving grandmother of John Joseph IV, Collin, Shannon, Matthew and Christian. Cherished aunt and grandaunt to many nieces and nephews. A friend to all. Madeline was a faithful and longtime parishioner of Church of the Assumption, Emerson, NJ where she volunteered for many years in the parish Religious Education Program. The family will receive their friends at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ on Wednesday, January 10 from 2-7PM. The Funeral Liturgy celebrating Madeline's life and faith will be held at Church of the Assumption, Emerson, NJ on Thursday, January 11 at 10:30AM. Interment will follow at Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, NJ. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to the Emerson Community Policing Unit, 1 Municipal Place, Emerson NJ 07630 or the Emerson Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 1 Kenneth Avenue, Emerson, NJ 07630.