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Robert L. Burke

May 12, 1928 ~ December 30, 2021 (age 93)


Of Brighton, passed away Thursday December 30, 2021 at age 93. 

Son of the late Mary A. (Allen) and Edward F. Burke, Sr.  Brother of Ruth Damp of Brighton and her late husband Charles Damp, and the late Edward F. Burke, Jr., Rita Klaczynski, Jean Meyer, and Joan Greynolds.

Robert was a WWII United States Navy Veteran.  He worked many years as a Steelworker for U.S. Steel Company.  He was an avid New England/Boston sports fan and enjoyed playing golf, running, boating, fishing and manning his lobster traps during summers at the Cape. He is survived by and enjoyed spending time with his many nieces and nephews.

Private services will be conducted on Friday January 7, 2022, concluding with burial at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Donations may be made in Robert’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis TN 38105.  




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