Eileen Marie Burns

Eileen Marie Burns, 73, of Danbury, died at Danbury Hospital on Monday, October 5th.  She was born in Danbury on November 9, 1946, daughter of the late M. James and Mary (Howley) Burns.  She was a graduate of Bethel High School. 

Some of Eileen’s happiest moments were spent with her nephews, Mark and Zachary Lockwood, who she loved like sons and helped to raise.  Eileen enjoyed traveling the world. She had many friends in many places. Some of her favorite places were: Japan, San Francisco, the beaches of Florida, the New Jersey Shore and Cape Cod.  Eileen worked many years in the import/export business in NYC. She enjoyed Gemology, art, music, dancing and had a great love for animals.  She will be missed by her family and friends

She will be sadly missed by her sister, Maureen Lockwood and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Shawn, Sharon, Anne, Michael, and Brian Burns. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of St. Mary, Bethel, on Thursday, October 15th at 10:00am.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to The American Cancer Society 38 Richards Avenue Norwalk, CT 06854