Lawrence D. Burke

Lawrence D. Burke, 61, of Kingston passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Jean Smith Burke, and sister-in-law, JoAnn Burke.

He is survived by his brother, Edward Burke, Vestal, N.Y.; his son, Matthew Burke, Asheboro, N.C.: his niece, Lisa Burke, Hollywood, Calif.: and his nephew, Michael Burke, Vestal, N.Y.

Larry, as he was better known by his friends and family, graduated from West Pittston High School, West Pittston. He attended King's College, Wilkes-Barre, where he received a bachelor's degree in English.

Larry was manager at Walmart for a number of years. He was presently working for A&A Auto Parts in Kingston.

Larry loved the outdoors and enjoyed playing golf. He was also a big sports fan and cheered on his favorite Pennsylvania teams.

At his request there will be no calling hours or memorial service. Private burial services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements made by Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.

For information, or to send the family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website at

Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 5, 2013