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Roberta Burke

1941 - 2015 PITTSFIELD- Roberta Jane Burke, 74, formerly of 193 Elberon Avenue, died Friday July 3, 2015 at Mount Greylock Extended Care Facility where she has resided for the past two years. Born on April 16, 1941 in Pittsfield a daughter of the late Robert and Gladys St. John Maloy. She attended Pittsfield schools. Mrs. Burke was a homemaker and was a communicant of Saint Charles Church; she enjoyed her children and grandchildren, traveling and bird watching. She was the wife of John M. Burke whom she married in May of 1957 he died July 1, 2003. She leaves a daughter, Brenda L. Dermody and husband, James of Cheshire, MA. Six sons, Michael F. Burke and wife, Carol of Pittsfield, William J. Burke of Pittsfield, David A. Burke and wife, Renee of Cheshire, Joseph P. Burke and wife, Kerry of Pittsfield, Dennis P. Burke and wife, Jennifer of Pittsfield and Mark A. Burke and wife, Nancy of Pittsfield. A sister, Judith Jordy of Rockville, MD, a brother, Edward Maloy and wife, Sandy of Pittsfield. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, John M. Burke, Jr. in 1975 and by her twin brother, Robert "Sonny" Maloy. The Family of Mrs. Burke would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Mount Greylock Extended Care for the care and compassion shown to "Bert"over the years. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 10A.M. with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Saint Charles Church, celebrated by the Rev. Peter A. Gregory, pastor. Burial will follow in the family plot at Saint Joseph's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory may be made to Saint Charles Church Memorial Fund in care of the DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford St. Pittsfield, MA 01201 which is handling arrangements.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 4, 2015
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