January 12, 1927 - March 9, 2009
Bob Burns, 82, of Toledo passed away on March 9, 2009 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born on January 12, 1927 in Lakewood Ohio. Bob was a graduate of Cathedral Latin in Cleveland, Ohio and attended John Carroll University. He served his country honorably during WWII as a Hospital Apprentice First Class in the U.S. Navy. He was employed as a sales engineer by the F. & W. Ursem Company for 42 years. Bob was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Parish where he served as a lector and president of the School Board, and Parish Council and Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and president of the Serra Club. He volunteered many years as a CYO basketball coach, winning a diocesan championship in 1974. He loved sports and was a lifelong Cleveland Browns fan and enjoyed attending his children's and grandchildren's sporting events. Cherishing his memory are his loving wife of 59 years, Betty; children, Mary Anne Burns, Linda Marcos, Bob Jr. (Lisa) Burns, Mike (Melissa) Burns; Patrick Burns; grandchildren, Tony, Joe, Mike and Christin Marcos, Bob III Burns, Morgan, Joey, Jessica and Jake Burns; sister Joan Leonard. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Mary, and brother John. Friends are invited to visit from 3:00-8:00PM on Friday, March 13, 2009 in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Ave. where Rosary prayers will begin at 7:00PM. Funeral Services will begin at 10:00AM on Saturday at the Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Blessed Sacrament Building Fund, Central Catholic High School, or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
Bob Burns, 82, of Toledo passed away on March 9, 2009 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born on January 12, 1927 in Lakewood Ohio. Bob was a graduate of Cathedral Latin in Cleveland, Ohio and attended John Carroll University. He served his... View Obituary & Service Information
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