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Edmund Burke


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Edmund Burke Obituary


Edmund "Ned" Burke, 47, of Fairfield, beloved husband of Michele (Carpentier) Burke passed away Thursday (January 30, 2014) after an 8 year battle with brain cancer. Ned was born November 23, 1966 in Hartford and raised in Wethersfield, the son of Edmund and Gertrude (Carroll) Burke of Pocasset, MA. He graduated from Xavier High School in 1985, Fairfield University in 1989 and received his MBA from Fordham in 1999. Ned had a fifteen year career in Corporate Communications/ Investor Relations with AIG in New York City. Ned had a love of sports, especially golf and the Boston Red Sox and found great joy in bringing friends together. He will always be remembered for his devotion to his wife and children. Besides his wife and parents, Ned is survived by his children, Michael and Mia Burke of Fairfield and a brother, Jonathan Burke of Avon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday (February 8) at 10 a.m. directly at the Church of the Incarnation, 544 Prospect Street, Wethersfield. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Friday (February 7) from 3-7 p.m. at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield. Donations in Ned's memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, C/O Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or to Xavier High School, Attn: Advancement Office, 181 Randolph Rd., Middletown, CT 06457. For on-line expressions of sympathy, please visit www.desopo.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 4, 2014
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