Brewster FD's Captain Robert "Bunky" Burns
By President LuAnn Edele
January 6, 2023

We wish to express our Sympathies to the Brewster Fire Department on the passing of its Life Member, Robert "Bunky" Burns on December 30th. Bunky, as he was known to most, was a member of the BFD for 53 years, serving as Captain of Company 1 during that time and for many years as a member of the Board of Directors. He was also a Life Member of our own County Association.

Calling hours for Captain Burns will be held Friday, January 6th at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave., Brewster, NY from 4pm - 8pm, with full-uniformed firematic services at 7:30pm. A funeral service will take place at the same location at 11:00am on Saturday, January 7th, followed by Interment in Milltown Rural Cemetery.

Contributions in Bunky's name may be made to the St Joseph Indian School in Chamberlain SC (Lakota Indian Children), St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or the Putnam County Humane Society.