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James B. Burns, Jr.

June 3, 1943 - September 7, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Retired Police Officer

Interment

Service Date: September 11, 2020

In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory to the Elks National Foundation. 2750 North Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60614-2256 or visit https://www.elks.org/

Obituaries » James B. Burns, Jr.

James B. Burns Jr. passed away on Monday, September 7th 2020 at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown. He was 77.

James was born in Orange and grew up in Livingston before moving to Cedar Knolls 52 years ago.

He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War before being honorably discharged on September 30, 1968.

James proudly served the people of Hanover Township as a police officer for many years before retiring.

He was a devoted member of the Parsippany Elks Lodge No. 2078 and the Knights of Columbus Post 6904 in Whippany.

Survivors include his Wife, Maria (nee-Salwik); his son, Steven; his daughter, Jennifer Zicker and her husband, Chris; his sister, Martha McGregor and her husband, Al; and his three grandchildren: Lucas, Samantha and Lindsey.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 10:30a.m. on Friday, September 11th 2020 at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road Parsippany (973) 887-3235 or visit us at www.partroyfuneralhome.com. Interment: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Whippany. Visiting Hours are on Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the Elks National Foundation. 2750 North Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60614-2256 or visit https://www.elks.org/enf/onlinegiving.cfm

Following current Covid-19 guidelines, masks and social distancing are required. The family acknowledges and understands that many are still uncomfortable to attend public gatherings and will be unable to attend the visitation. We ask that you keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.