Obituaries

Burke, John F.

September 19th, 2009

John Francis Burke, “Burkey”, age 54, of Somerville, died Saturday, September 19, 2009, at the Mass. General Hospital Hospital in Boston following a courageous battle with cancer.

John was born in Boston, MA, on August 26, 1955, he was the beloved son of John P. “Trigger” Burke of Brockton and the late Loretta E. (Erdahl) Burke. John was the cherished brother of Janice, Diane, Jacky, Peggy, and Lori, John is also survived by many nieces & nephews, and a special thank you to his countless friends.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, September 23rd for Visiting hours from 2-4 p.m. and will conclude with a Prayer Service at 4:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in John’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

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4 Entries in Guest Book for “Burke, John F.”

  1. Diana Townsend says:

    I want to say Good-Bye to John. I am going to be unable to attend an afternoon wake. I am saddened by his death. Growing up with him he was sort of my guardian angel and although it has been a long time since I’ve seen him I will remember him always. My deapest sympathy goes out to the entire family.
    Love,
    Diana

  2. Mike & Debbie Deegan says:

    To the Burke family we want to give you our heartfelt condolences and especially to Lori who has been in my heart these last few months. Mike & I loved John and have been through good & bad with the stubborn Burkey, but who had a heart of gold. We will treasure having him at our new house numerous times near his death along with the wonderful pictures that will be memories forever. John, you have that chair reserved the cottage in your favorite spot, too.

    Love, Mike & Deb

  3. Christine Ancahas says:

    My deepest sympathy to your entire family.

  4. linda griffin says:

    September 23, 2009
    Jackie and family, I was so sorry to hear of Johnny passing. It is strange was looking at old pictures the other day and came across one of Johnny when he was about 9-10 at Easter, what a ham
    My prayers are with you all
    Jackie, My love to you, take care of yourself
    God Bless you Johnny
    Love, Linda
    ~
    Linda Griffin,

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