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Ruth “Ruthie” BurnsCeltic CrossBURNS

Ruth B. “Ruthie” Burns, 34, of Schaumburg. Cherished mother of Anthony C. Burns.  Beloved daughter of Ruth A.  Burns, nee Santamaria and Edward J. Burns III. Loving sister of Raquel (Michael) Knight. Loving aunt of Caleb, Rachel and Joshua Knight. Dear granddaughter of Petrona and the late Carlos Santamaria and Marian McDermott and the late Edward J. Burns, Jr..  Fond niece of Michael (Kathleen) Burns and the late Richard Walsh.

Visitation Friday, July 10, 2020 at the M J Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago from 5 – 9 PM.  Family and friends meeting Saturday, July 11, 2020 at St. Juliana Church, 7201 N Oketo Avenue (at Touhy Ave) at 11:15  am.  Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 am.   In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family for Anthony’s Education Fund.

A graveside interment will follow the Mass at All Saints Cemetery in DesPlaines.

Due to the current Covid-19 health guidelines, we are limited to a gathering of 50. We kindly ask that you immediately exit the funeral home after briefly paying your respects to the family so that others may have the same opportunity. Please wear masks and use proper social distancing. Neither the family nor funeral home supply masks. Under these same rules no food or drink can be available at this time. The family understands that you may not wish to attend public gatherings at this time. For further information 773-631-1240 or