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Claudia L. Burke

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Claudia L. Burke

AGE: 83 • Delaware City

Claudia L. Burke, age 83, of Delaware City, DE passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.

Claudia was born in Portland, ME on May 4, 1930. She made her career with the Hercules Company, where she worked as a secretary for many years until her retirement.

Claudia was a longtime member of the Delaware City Senior Center and of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post #838 in Port Penn, where she served as a chaplain. In her leisure hours, she enjoyed woodcarving and crocheting. Above all else she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Claudia was preceded in death by her mother, Catherine Bossé Curtis, her beloved husband, James B. Burke, who passed away in 2007 and her son, Michael James Burke. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen L. Matney of Delaware City, DE; granddaughters, Christina L. Matney and Katelynne E. Dillard; and a great granddaughter, Savanna Marie Dillard.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12:30 pm on Sunday afternoon, February 16, 2014, at the St. Paul's R.C. Church, 209 Washington Street, Delaware City, DE, where visitation will be held from 12 Noon until 12:30 pm. Interment will be held at a later date in Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland, ME.

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Published in The News Journal on Feb. 15, 2014
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