BURKE James A. 65 years of age. Of Saugus formerly of Melrose unexpectedly February 18, 2014. Adored husband of 42 years to Roberta R. (Rush) Burke. Devoted father of Jennifer Reppucci and husband Dennis of Wilmington and Andrew Burke and companion Abbey Shoemaker of Saugus. Loving Papa to Dennis Reppucci Jr. and Anne Reppucci. Beloved brother of the late Arthur Jr., Daniel and Andrew Burke. Brother-in-law of Martha Rush-O'Mara and husband Robert of Melrose and Barbara Rush and wife Patricia McCormack of Saugus. Relatives and friends are invited to attend James Funeral on Saturday at 9:00 A.M. from The Carr Funeral Home 1159 Main Street MELROSE followed by his Funeral Mass in St. Joseph's Church 173 Albion Street Wakefield at 10:00 A.M. Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Stoneham. Visiting hours Friday 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers kindly make a memorial donation in James name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL. Memphis, TN. 38105. For obituary, directions & online condolences, www.carrfuneral.com.
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Carr Funeral Home
1159 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Published in Boston Herald from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2014