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BURNS, Leon J. 'Lee' Born Dec. 21, 1942, in Burbank. Passed away suddenly July 14, 2010, following a massive heart attack. Lee served in Vietnam in the Navy aboard the Coral Sea. Lee retired after 35 years as a machinist with Lockheed. He met and married his first love Glessie (Cissy) Tomassini and gained two fantastic children, Angela and Anthony (Tony) who he loved as his own. He met and married his second wife Lovetta in 1998. They spent 12 wonderful years; traveling, fishing, Barbecuing, metal detecting and prospecting for gold. Lee was predeceased by his parents and first wife Cissy. He is survived by his loving wife, Lovetta, children; Angela (Pete) Pandolfi, Tony (Mona) Tomassini, Randall (Lauren) Breeden and Ladonna (Reid) Loken, 10 adored grandchildren and soon to be 5 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Claudette (Doug) Landrum. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 13, 2010, at Grace Chapel, 44648 West 15th St., Lancaster. Arrangements by Halley-Olsen- Murphy, Lancaster.

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