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James A. Burns

d. November 24, 2023

James A. Burns

Burns, James A. of Holbrook, passed away on November 24, 2023.

James worked for 25 years for Winchester Rifle. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing on the boat, building models, painting, swimming, visiting the beach and gardening. He will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved him.

Beloved husband of 67 years to the late Carole A. Burns. Loving father of  Sharon O’Neill and her husband, David, of Holbrook, Debra Chiasson and her partner, Russell Callahan, of Holbrook, Janice Werra of Quincy, and James Burns of Holbrook. Cherished Pa to Heidi, Erin, Ryan, Derek, Kelly, Tim, and Ricky. Great Pa to Eric, Stephanie, Ali, Ashley, Michael, Sofie, Danielle, James, Joslyn, Cruz, Layla, Caleb and Ethan. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Saturday 9 AM-12 PM in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home SOUTH WEYMOUTH at 809 Main Street (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). A funeral service will be celebrated on Saturday at 12 PM in McDonald Keohane Funeral Home. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery, Weymouth.

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Past Services

Visiting Hours

Saturday, December 2, 2023

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

McDonald KeohaneFuneral Home - South

809 Main Street, Weymouth, MA 02190

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Celebration of Life Service

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

McDonald KeohaneFuneral Home - South

809 Main Street, Weymouth, MA 02190

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Burial

Saturday, December 2, 2023

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