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Matthew B. Burns

By T.J. Woodward
Apr 3, 2017, 2:31pm

Matthew B. Burns, 57, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Saturday April 1, 2017 taking his last breath at home where he wanted to be surrounded by his loving family after fighting a 3 years battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on July 6, 1959 in Batavia to the late William and Lucille (Paravato) Burns.

Matt worked in construction for many years. He was an avid fisherman. He loved the outdoors and target shooting. He would often be found having a cup of coffee at the Pok-A-Dot in Batavia. Matt was an avid Sabres and Bills fan.

He is survived by his wife; Cathy Burns of Batavia; children Brandon (Kimberly) Burns of Batavia, Sarah Burns, Jason Burns, Jared Burns and Caitlin Burns all of Batavia; brother Timothy (Kimberly) Burns of Attica; sisters Julie (Maya) Martinez of TX., Colleen Burns of WA., grandchildren Bailey, Matthew, Hailey, Gracelyn and Caiden along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute Elm & Carlton Streets Buffalo, NY. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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