Laura Lee Saunders Burke, 47, of Manchester, formerly of Finksburg, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.
Born May 24, 1966, in Tacoma, Washington, she was the daughter of Rebecca Dougherty Saunders, of Manchester, and the late Melton Saunders Sr. She was the wife of William "Bill" Carl Burke Jr., her husband of 21 years.
She was a housewife and one of her passions was singing karaoke. She was a member of the McSherrystown Moose, Westminster American Legion, Westminster VFW
and the Littlestown Eagles.
Surviving, in addition to her mother and husband, are a son, William Carl "Boog" Burke III, of Manchester; brother Melton T. "Ted" Saunders Jr. and wife Kristen, of Manchester; and a niece, Kathryn Grace Saunders, of Manchester.
She was predeceased by a grandmother, Leona M. Dougherty.
A memorial gathering will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester, MD 21102, to help with final expenses.
Online condolences may offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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