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Geraldine A Boland Burke
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Birth: 1936
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 2010
Marion
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Geraldine A. (Boland) Burke, 74, of Marion died Feb. 12, 2010 in St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. She was the wife of Joseph J. Burke, Jr. and the daughter of the late George and Mary (Casey) Boland. She was born in Boston and lived in Somerville before moving to Marion in 1956. Mrs. Burke was a co-proprietor of Cheap John's Joke Shop in New Bedford for many years before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Rita's Church and a member of the Marion Mother's Club, Catholic Women's Club and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Benjamin D. Cushing V.F. W. Post 2425. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed playing BINGO and reading. Gerry exuded a quiet dignity that touched all who knew her, including her wonderful caregivers at Sippican Healthcare Center, to whom the family is eternally grateful. Survivors include her widower; 2 daughters, Maureen C. Couto and her husband Anthony of Middleboro, Kathleen G. Burke and her husband James Edmonds of Rochester; 3 sons, Joseph J. "Jay" Burke, III and his wife Dana of Plymouth, Kevin G. Burke and his wife Alana of Marion and Gregory Q. Burke and his wife Kathleen of Marion; 14 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Her funeral will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., (Rte.28), Wareham, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Rita's Church, Front St., Marion. Burial will follow in Old Landing Cemetery. Visiting hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
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Burial:
Old Landing Cemetery
Marion
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Spirit Baker
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55427539
Geraldine A <i>Boland</i> Burke
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