In memory of
Thomas Joseph Burke
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In memory of
Thomas Joseph Burke
Thomas Joseph Burke Longtime teacher in New Jersey and New York Thomas Joseph Burke (Joe) of Good Shepherd Village, Endwell, N.Y., formerly of Avon and Spring Lake, N.J., passed away one day after his 91st birthday on Sept. 24, 2019. He was born in Newark, N.J. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas Patrick and Christine Fitzgibbon Burke; his sister, Marie Burke and brother, Robert Burke. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Laurice Darweesh Burke; his three sons, Brian (Lynn) Tim (Meg) and Dave (Susan); his 10 grandchildren and his great-grandson; his brothers, Msgr. James Burke, Jack Burke; his sister, Ceila Harris, and many nieces and nephews. Joe graduated from Seton Hall University and spent his career teaching in school districts in New Jersey and Cortland, N.Y. A Funeral Mass for Joe will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 3600 Phyllis St., Endwell. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Cortland. The family will receive friends on Monday at church from 10 a.m. until Mass time at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, Tenn. 38105 or Mercy House of the Southern Tier, 212 N. McKinley Ave., Endicott, N.Y. 13760.
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In memory of
Thomas Joseph Burke
Thomas Joseph Burke Longtime teacher in New Jersey and New York Thomas Joseph Burke (Joe) of Good Shepherd Village, Endwell, N.Y., formerly of Avon and Spring Lake, N.J., passed away one day after his 91st birthday on Sept. 24, 2019. He was born in Newark, N.J. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas Patrick and Christine Fitzgibbon Burke; his sister, Marie Burke and brother, Robert Burke. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Laurice Darweesh Burke; his three sons, Brian (Lynn) Tim (Meg) and Dave (Susan); his 10 grandchildren and his great-grandson; his brothers, Msgr. James Burke, Jack Burke; his sister, Ceila Harris, and many nieces and nephews. Joe graduated from Seton Hall University and spent his career teaching in school districts in New Jersey and Cortland, N.Y. A Funeral Mass for Joe will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 3600 Phyllis St., Endwell. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Cortland. The family will receive friends on Monday at church from 10 a.m. until Mass time at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, Tenn. 38105 or Mercy House of the Southern Tier, 212 N. McKinley Ave., Endicott, N.Y. 13760.
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Reilly Bonner Funeral Home - Belmar
801 D Street
Belmar, NJ 07719
Past Services ╲╱
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