Burke, Dr. Harold R..
A Celebration of the Life of Dr. Harold R. Burke will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2:00pm at Warner Hall, Western Connecticut State University (Mid-Town Campus, behind White Hall).
Dr. Burke died peacefully at the age of ninety-eight, with his beloved wife Mary, and their children at his side.
Harold's family wishes to extend thanks and appreciation to his many friends and associates who shared his long and productive life.
Special thanks are wished for Dr. Robert Cooper, Dr. Lawrence Fisher, and Dr. Gary Yacono for their expert healthcare and support. Gratitude is also given to Dr. Tenenbaum and the Danbury Hospital Emergency Room staff and the first responders for their care and compassion.
In recognition of Harold's lifelong dedication to the importance of education, a memorial remembrance in Harold's name may be directed to: The Literacy Volunteers of America-Danbury Inc., ATTN: Lynn Pinkham, 248 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810, or to the David Edelstein Scholarship of Phi Delta Kappa, Western Connecticut University Chapter, in care of Dr. Patricia Cosentino, President, 203 Lexington Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801. The Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship is dedicated to high school students preparing to teach.