Margaret Burns

Obituary of Margaret E. Burns

Margaret (Peggy) E. Burns, 81, of Warren, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Lawrenceville, surrounded by her family. Born in Elizabeth, NJ she was a longtime resident of Warren. Peggy is a retiree of Colgate Palmolive, where she was employed as an executive assistant. She spent her time admiring the birds, her garden, sunsets, and walking on the beach. Peggy enjoyed traveling to her favorite places; Bermuda and Hilton Head with her beloved husband, Gene. She was a warm, kind-hearted, generous soul who loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren very much. Predeceased by her parents Stephen T. and Margaret R. Eckbold; her husband Eugene Burns; she is survived by her children Richard James Burns, Laura Jean Allebach, Kathleen A. and her husband Terence P. Bannon, and Suzanne Burns; her grandchildren Kristin E. Hauck, Brittany L. Anderson, Kelly A. and Alison T. Bannon, William G. Kluckas, Donald J., Amber J. and Alyssa H. Allebach, her great-grandchildren Cooper E. and Colin J. Hauck; her sister-in-law Josie Burns; one niece and two nephews Jodie Burns, James Jr. and Jason Burns. Her friends and family will remember her as the greatest survivor they ever knew. After fighting breast cancer for over 30 years and beating it three times, she was faced with another cancer (pancreatic) that ultimately took her life. Peggy taught others to never give up. She is our idol and our hero. Relatives and friends can pay their respect to the family on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 12:30PM to 1:30PM at The Church of Saint Ann 1253 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. A Memorial Mass will be held immediately following at 1:30PM at the church. For those that cannot attend in person, please visit this link for a live stream: https://www.churchofsaintann.net/ Interment will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at PanCan.org.
Friday
11
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Visitation

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday, June 11, 2021
Church of St. Ann
1253 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
Visitation
Friday
11
June

Mass

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday, June 11, 2021
Church of St. Ann
1253 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
Mass
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