MARY E. BURKE, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Anderson, passed away May 1, 2012 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne. She was born in Anderson, the daughter of the late Lee and Blanche (Brown) Burke and lived in Anderson all of her life. She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School and St. Mary of the Woods in Terre Haute. She retired in 1977 from Delco Remy as an industrial nurse. Mary was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She loved to travel and visited many places all over the world. She is survived by her brother, Joseph Burke of Anderson; several cousins including her special cousin and care giver, Mary Hale of Fort Wayne. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior. Father Robert Williams officiating. Burial will be at East Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church. Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Online condolences: www.brownbutzdiedring.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 7, 2012