BURKE John A. of Malden, formerly of Medford, April 5, 2014 at age 78. Beloved husband of Frances C. (Dyer) Burke, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Devoted father of John A. Burke, Jr. and his wife Renee of Reading, Fredrick E. Burke and his companion Karen Silliker of Malden. Dear brother of Richard Burke of Stowe and the late Joan Iritano and Patricia Barett. Also lovingly survived by four grandchildren, Stephen Burke, Jonathan Burke, Katarina Burke, all of Reading, Francesca Burke of Malden and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church 297 Main Street, Malden on Wednesday, April 9 at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. Late US Army Veteran. At the family's request, please omit from sending flowers. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the William R. Carafa & Son Home For Funerals in Chelsea.
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Published in Boston Herald on Apr. 8, 2014