In memory of
Richard J. Burke
1931-2016 Richard J. Burke, age 85, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on October 13, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Richard J. and Marguerite Burke (nee Malloy). Richard served in the United States Army during the Korean War era and was a retired Police Officer with the Upper Darby Police Department. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joan Burke (nee Fraelich), his loving children Richard J. Burke (Sheila), Marie Cooney (Ken), Joann Bosworth (Fiancé Robert Ferguson) and Debbie Burke, 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, and his sister, Peggy Noyes. He was predeceased by his daughter, Joanie Burke and his brother, Robert Burke. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:00-10:30 AM The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA (610) 449-0300 and to his Funeral Mass 11:00 AM St. Laurence Church, 8245 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA. Interment SS Peter and Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 would be appreciated. Online condolences www.donohuefuneralhome.com
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