9/11-Related Passing of Retired Trooper Robert Burney

The thoughts and prayers of the entire NYSTPBA membership go out to the family, friends and former coworkers of retired Trooper Robert M. Burney, 57, who passed away on December 9, 2023 from an illness as a result of his response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He served with the New York State Police for 27 years and retired on January 2, 2017. He was last assigned to Troop D.


Funeral arrangements for Trooper Robert M. Burney are as follows:


Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. (law enforcement walk-through at 3:30 p.m.)

Friedel, Williams and Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services

13 Oxford Road, New Hartford, NY 13413


Thursday, December 14, 2023, 11 a.m.

St. Patrick’s – St. Anthony’s Parrish

3364 Oneida Street, Chadwicks, NY 13319