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Edward J. Burke


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Edward J. Burke Obituary


Edward Joseph Burke, 57, died at home on Friday (February 21, 2014). He was born on May 9, 1956 in Hartford, the son of Betty Jane S. Burke and the late Edward W. Burke. Ed was a graduate of Bulkeley High School, (Class of 1974) and Central Connecticut State University, (Class of 1983). Ed was an avid golfer. Prior to finishing his college degree, he spent time on the PGA Tour as a professional caddie. He also enjoyed piloting small planes, most recently flying to Nantucket Island. Ed was employed by the United States Treasury Internal Revenue Service for 29 years; 24 of those years were with the Criminal Investigation Division as a Special Agent. Ed is survived by his mother Betty Jane S. Burke; his children, Erica Lynn Burke, Edward John Burke and Erin Elisabeth Burke all of Windsor, and his former spouse Janet M. Burke of Windsor. Funeral service will begin on Tuesday (February 25) at 9 a.m. at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick & St. Anthony Church, 285 Church Street, Hartford. The burial will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Family and friends may visit the funeral chapel on Monday (February 24) from 4-7 p.m. For on line expressions of sympathy please visit www.desopo.com


Published in The Hartford Courant from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24, 2014
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