Thomas Patrick "Pat" Burns

August 17, 1933 ~ December 20, 2019 (age 86)


“BURNS, Thomas Patrick “Pat” –Passed away at home on Friday, December 20, 2019, after a protracted, courageous battle with cancer. Pat will be sadly missed by his wife Carolyn and son Ian.

Previous to relocating to Gravenhurst in 1967 as a small business owner and real estate salesman/broker, Pat was a homicide detective with the Metro Toronto Police Service. For many years, Pat contributed to the community through tenures on town council and involvement with the Lion’s Club and Knights of Columbus service organizations.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 27 at 2:00PM at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Gravenhurst.

Memorial Contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society greatly appreciated and may be arranged through Cavill Funeral Home. Personal condolences and memories may be shared at“


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Memorial Mass
December 27, 2019

2:00 PM
St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church
235 John St S,
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1H6


Canadian Cancer Society
PO Box 640 STN K, Toronto ON M4P 9Z9

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