Br Paul Burke

Photo added by Eman Bonnici

Br Paul Burke

  • Birth 16 Apr 1904
  • Death 2 Jun 1933
  • Burial Totowa, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 70868692

Br. Paul Burke OFM., was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, on April 16, 1904, and was received into the Franciscan Order through the Holy Name Province on November 12, 1925. He made his temporary profession on November 13, 1926 and professed his solemn vows on November 13, 1929.

Br. Paul was a simple and hardworking friar who enjoyed working on the farm at St. Bonaventure College in Allegany, New York. He died in Allegany on June 2, 1933. He was only 29 years old and a professed friar for six years. Brother Paul was the uncle of Bishop John J. Burke OFM., (1935 - 2006), former Ordinary of the Diocese of Miracema do Tocantins, Tocatins, Brazil.


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  • Created by: Eman Bonnici
  • Added: 4 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70868692
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Br Paul Burke (16 Apr 1904–2 Jun 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70868692, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Eman Bonnici (contributor 46572312) .