John Clarence Burne, 89, passed peacefully to the Lord in his home in South Carolina on May 3rd 2016. He was born September 28th 1926 in Westford, MA, a son of Clarence and Bess (Jackson) Burne. He was the eldest of seven children. He was a WWII veteran. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Carnegie. John will be remembered by his loving children, David (wife Louise) Burne, Kevin (wife Gwenn) Burne and Cindy (husband Kurt) Winter; six grandchildren, Shannon (husband Matt) Turske, Heather Burne, Scott (wife Lindsay) Winter, Sarah Winter (husband Nick Bruno), Mara (husband Andrew) DeRosa and Ashley Burne; six great-grandchildren, Brandon Turske, Catalina (husband David) Laird, Liza Winter, Thea Burne-Weisberg, Laura and Luke Bruno; and many nieces and nephews. He will be buried in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies with his loving wife Helen (Haudenshield) Burne, who passed on February 6th 2023. John met artist Helen in Roanoke VA, working as a photographer. They were happily married for 66 years.
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