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 Alice <I>Bradley</I> Burke

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Alice Bradley Burke

  • Birth 10 Sep 1913 Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 26 Jul 1981 Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 6300303

Waterbury Republican, Tuesday, July 28, 1981
Rites scheduled for Alice Burke, former teacher

The funeral for Mrs. Alice (Bradley) Burke, 67, of 49 Sharon Road, a retired parochial school teacher, will be held Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. from the Bergin Funeral Home, 290 East Main St., to Blessed Sacrament Church for a Mass at 10.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Mrs. Burke, wife of T. Ailbe Burke, and sister of Workmen's Compensation Commissioner Edward D. Bradley, died Sunday evening at St. Mary's Hospital after a brief illness.

Mrs. Burke was born in Waterbury, Sept. 10, 1913, a daughter of the late Edward F. and Mrs. Alice McCarty Bradley, who headed the Waterbury office of the state Motor Vehicle Department several years ago.

Mrs. Burke moved to Indianapolis, Ind., at the time of her marriage, returning with her husband two years ago. A graduate of Bunker Hill Grammar School, and Crosby High School, where she was vice president of her Class of 1931, Mrs. Burke was also a graduate of Barnard College, New York City and Butler University, Indianapolis.

She taught at the Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Indianapolis for many years, and was the recipient of the Monsignor Albert Busald Service Award for outstanding achievement and service to the youth of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

Locally, she was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church.

Besides her husband and brother, Mrs. Burke leaves two sons, T. Ailbe Burke of St. Paul, Minn., and attorney Morgan J. Burke of Hammond, Ill., two daughters, Mrs. John (Alice Anne) Rector of San Francisco, Calif., and Mrs. Walter (Mary Joan) Horlacher of Simsbury; another brother, John J Bradley of Chicago, Ill.; six sisters, Miss Joan Bradley, who served many years as director of Public Health Nursing in Waterbury, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Vogelsang of Mystic, Mrs. Neil (Grace) Lorenson of Watertown, Mrs. John (Sally) Flynn of Miami, Fla., Mrs. Paul (Anne) Moran of Wethersfield, and Mrs. Richard (Barbara) Peterson of Bristol; nine grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 175 Grove St., Waterbury.


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  • Created by: Jack Burke
  • Added: 30 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6300303
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Bradley Burke (10 Sep 1913–26 Jul 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6300303, citing Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Jack Burke (contributor 46529767) .