Caroline M. Burke

Caroline Margaret Burke, 86, a resident of Colonial Heights for 28 years, formerly of Staten Island, N.Y., passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Chippenham Medical Center.

Born in Manhattan, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late James and Jennie Cottogge Ricci, and the widow of John Thomas Burke.

She is survived by a son, John James Burke and his wife, Christine, of Staten Island, N.Y.; and a sister, Delores Principe of Colonial Heights.

Services will be private. Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on Jan. 29, 2013