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BURKE, Emily Georgietta

(LeBlanc) Of Melrose, July 9, 2016. Beloved wife of the late John Leo Burke. Loving mother of Bruce A. Bourque & his wife Lydia of Melrose, Cynthia L. Barbati & her husband John of Melrose, Yvette F. Drinkwater & her husband William of Wakefield and the late Allen V. Burke & his wife Grace McGrath of VT. Proud grandmother of Bryan Bourque & his partner Brian Bakofen, Matthew Bourque & his wife Amy, Justin Bourque & his wife Julie, Ian Drinkwater & his wife Samantha, Allen Drinkwater & his wife Emily, Brett Barbati & the late Christopher Bourque. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., MELROSE, on Wednesday July 13, 2016 from 4:00-8:00PM. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Thursday, July 14th 9:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Incarnation Church, 425 Upham St., Melrose at 10:30AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Nova Scotia will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Emily's name to , 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For obituary, directions or to send a message of condolence please visit www.gatelyfh.com

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Published in The Boston Globe on July 10, 2016
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