David Warren Peter. Burke of Charlestown, formerly of Eastham, New York and Brookline on April 18, 2014. Beloved husband of Beatrice C. Trixie (Pollock) Burke. Loving father of David Warren Burke, Jr. of Manhattan, NY., Terence ONeil Burke of Melrose, Brendan McFeat Burke of Brooklyn, NY., Owen Roe Burke of Los Angeles, CA., and Kathleen Cecile Laird of Bolton. Dear brother of Constance N. Curtis of Milton and the late William H. Burke, Jr., Virginia Meehan and Carol Oulton. Also survived by his ten cherished grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Bell-ODea Funeral Home, 376 Washington St., BROOKLINE on Wednesday morning April 23rd at 9:10 followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Brookline at 10:00. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours in the funeral home on Tuesday April 22nd from 4 | 8. Interment Orleans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations made to the Packard Society at Tufts University, P.O. Box 3306, Boston, MA. 02241-3306 would be appreciated. Veteran U.S. Army. David served for President John F. Kennedys Labor Management Advisory Committee, he was first Chief of Staff to Senator Edward M. Ted Kennedy, Executive Vice President of The Dreyfus Corp., Chief of Staff for New York Governor Hugh Carey, Executive Vice President ABC News, President CBS News, and First Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors appointed by President William J. Bill Clinton. For online condolences and directions. www. bellodeafuneralhome.com
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Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home
376 Washington St Brookline, MA 02445
Published in The Brookline Tab from Apr. 22 to Apr. 29, 2014