In memory of
John Patrick Burke
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In memory of
John Patrick Burke
John Patrick Burke died unexpectedly on November 21, 2019, entering the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born on March 22, 1966, in New Orleans, John is survived by his parents, Dennis Burke and Jayne Orr Garon, his wife of 27 years, Kelley Jennings Burke, his four children, John Patrick Burke, Jr., Caroline Ruth Burke, Emily Grace Burke, and Olivia Jayne Burke, his sister Shannon Burke of Albuquerque, NM, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. John graduated from Baton Rouge Magnet School, class of 1984. He then attended Louisiana State University, transferring to University of West Alabama and graduating in 1989. Following graduation he began working at Campus Outreach Birmingham. He then became a financial planner at Met Life. For the past six years he was national accounts manager at Ameritas Financial. John was a beloved member and deacon at Grace Presbyterian Church in Metairie. He was the founder of the Homeschool Saints football team in New Orleans, coached the ninth grade football team at Brother Martin High School, and also coached at Lakeview playground and with Chicago Fire soccer. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 12 noon, with visitation beginning at 10:00 at Grace Presbyterian Church, 6129 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA 70003. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church.
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In memory of
John Patrick Burke
John Patrick Burke died unexpectedly on November 21, 2019, entering the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born on March 22, 1966, in New Orleans, John is survived by his parents, Dennis Burke and Jayne Orr Garon, his wife of 27 years, Kelley Jennings Burke, his four children, John Patrick Burke, Jr., Caroline Ruth Burke, Emily Grace Burke, and Olivia Jayne Burke, his sister Shannon Burke of Albuquerque, NM, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. John graduated from Baton Rouge Magnet School, class of 1984. He then attended Louisiana State University, transferring to University of West Alabama and graduating in 1989. Following graduation he began working at Campus Outreach Birmingham. He then became a financial planner at Met Life. For the past six years he was national accounts manager at Ameritas Financial. John was a beloved member and deacon at Grace Presbyterian Church in Metairie. He was the founder of the Homeschool Saints football team in New Orleans, coached the ninth grade football team at Brother Martin High School, and also coached at Lakeview playground and with Chicago Fire soccer. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 12 noon, with visitation beginning at 10:00 at Grace Presbyterian Church, 6129 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA 70003. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church.
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