|Birth: ||May 18, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 26, 2003|
William J Burke
*Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, MA) - August 28, 2003*
Deceased Name: SOUTH YARMOUTH - William J. Burke
82, formerly Of Norwood, died Tuesday at Cape Cod Hospital In Hyannis.
He was the husband Of the late Teresa (Salmon) Burke.
Born and raised In Dedham, Mr. Burke graduated from Dedham High School. He served In the Marine Corps during World War II and In the Korean conflict and was honorably discharged In 1951 with the rank Of staff sergeant. He also served In the Marine Corps Reserves.
An oil burner repairman for D.D. Sullivan Oil Co. In Dedham for many years, he owned and operated his own company, W.J. Burke Oil Co., In the mid-1960s. From the late 1960s to 1986, he worked for the Norwood Municipal Light Department for the town Of Norwood. While In Norwood, he was a member Of Knights Of Columbus and the Elks Club.
Mr. Burke retired to South Yarmouth In 1986 and was a communicant Of St. Pius X Church, South Yarmouth.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Flanders Of Bradford and Teresa Kelleher Of Pittsfield; a son, William Burke Of Dennis; a sister, Marie Bentley Of Greensboro, N.C.; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth. A funeral Mass is at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Pius X Church, Station Avenue, South Yarmouth, followed by burial In Chandler Gray Cemetery, West Yarmouth.
Teresa S Burke (1924 - 1999)*
Chandler Gray Cemetery
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