Howard Burns
Howard Burns

Obituary of Howard Alvin Burns

Burns, Howard Alvin

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Howard Alvin Burns, at the age of 63.  Owner of Howard Burns Equipment Rental Ltd for over 30 years.  Loving husband of Shelley Burns (nee Magill). Cherished father of Laurie (Jason) Bennett, and Joey (Casey) Burns.  Sadly missed by his grandchildren Caleigh, Jacob, Carter, Quinton and Zackary.  Howard was predeceased by his parents Harry and Elsie (Kelford) Burns. Howard came from a family of 11 children. He is survived by sisters Audrey (Dale), Dorothy (late Donald), Alice, Ruth (late Lorne), Lorraine,and brothers Allan (late Sandra), Gordon (Norma), mother-in-law Katherine Hover, sister-in-law Jackie (Ron), brother-in-law Barry (Leona) and was predeceased by brothers Raymond (late Anne), David (Linda), and William (Betty).  Howard will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Friends are invited to visit with the family at the Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls, on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 8:00pm.  A funeral service will be held at St. John Evangelist Anglican Church on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm.  Interment to follow at Franktown Cemetery.  A Celebration of Life will take place immediately following the interment at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 95, Smiths Falls.  As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke would be greatly appreciated by the family.  Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca