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Francis (Frank) Burns

October 19, 1931 — October 17, 2023

Frank was an avid golfer and an accomplished 10 pin bowler for most of his life. He enjoyed playing euchre and watching numerous sporting games and events. Cruising and travelling played an important role in his and Jean's lives. They were also Snowbirds for over 30 years maintaining a condo in Sunrise Florida after his retirement from the Ford Motor Company in 1989. They had numerous friends from their cruising adventures and from their time in Florida. They were happily married for 63 years since September 6, 1960 and had 3 daughters, Michele, Diana and Paula along with 6 wonderful grandchildren. Frank was the eldest of 4 children, raised in Windsor Ontario and survived only by Donna (Keek) his youngest sister of 84 years. He was predeceased by his beloved niece and Goddaughter Karen Saby. He was talented with home repairs and he took great pleasure in fixing just about anything! He loved Jazz and Big Band music. Frank was a history buff and enjoyed watching documentaries along with action movies. He had a great sense of humour, he loved to joke around with people and he had an infectious laugh. Overall he was loving and well loved by everyone who knew him.


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