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John K. Burrows


Funeral services for John K. Burrows, age 66 of Mansion Avenue in Ogdensburg will be held 3:00pm on Tuesday

(April 29, 2014) at St. John’s Episcopal Church with Rev. Michael O’Donnell officiating. Burial will follow the service

with military honors at Ogdensburgh Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held also on Tuesday from 11:00-2:30pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mr. Burrows

passed away on Friday (April 25, 2014) at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Surviving is his wife Linda of Ogdensburg; a daughter Lisa Furgeson & her husband Steven of Topsham, ME; a son

Christopher of Ogdensburg; three brothers Stephen Burrows & his wife Debbie of Rochester, David Burrows &

his fiancee’ Cindy Williams of Tupper Lake, and Andrew Burrows of Ogdensburg; three grandchildren Joshua

Furgeson, William Furgeson and Ariana Burrows.

John was born on September 26, 1947 in Ogdensburg NY a son of the late William K. & Kathleen (English) Burrows.

He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and later married Linda Ashley on August 24, 1968 at St. Mary’s

Cathedral. John served his country in the US Army reserves from 1966 to 1994. He received many commendations

and awards during his time of service and was affectionately known as “Radar” by his fellow service members. John

was employed at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center for 30+ years. He retired in 2003 as the transportation


He enjoyed reading, camping, gardening, genealogy, playing card, taking care of others and spending time with his

family. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, US Hwy 68,

Potsdam, NY 13676; St. John’s Episcopal Church, 500 Caroline St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or the Richard E. Winter

Cancer Center, 5 Lyons Place, Ogdensburg, NY 13669. Condolences can also be shared online at

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