Scott Burns

Obituary of Scott D. Burns

Paramus, NJ

Scott D. Burns, 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his side in Paramus, NJ, on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Scott was born on April 11, 1954, to Elizabeth “Betty” (Ellis) Burns and Robert Burns in Englewood, NJ. He was one of six children. Scott graduated from Bergen Field High School in 1973 and was a passionate Arborist who served the northern New Jersey area for many decades.

Scott is survived by his children Tyler, Danielle, and Dakota Burns, sister Kathleen Hoffman, brother Joseph Burns, many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 8, 2024, at 10:00am at St. Paul’s RC Church, 200 Wyckoff Ave. Ramsey, NJ 07446. Interment will immediately follow at the Maryrest Cemetery, 770 Darlington Ave, Mahwah, NJ 07430.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in memory of Scott be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Funeral arrangements are honorably entrusted to Zygmunt-Murtie Funeral and Cremation Service –  845-477-8240 or visit

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Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, April 8, 2024
St. Paul's RC Church
200 Wyckoff Ave.
Ramsey, New Jersey, United States


11:15 am - 11:30 am
Monday, April 8, 2024
Maryrest Cemetery
770 Darlington Ave
Mahwah, New Jersey, United States
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