Stephen J. Burke Sr.

Stephen J. Burke, Sr.

Stephen Joseph (Joe) Burke, Sr. passed away peacefully Friday morning, November 29th at his home with his family by his side.  Beloved husband of 53 years to Emelda Burke, loving father of Steve (Sandy) and Michael (Leah), loving brother of Bobby, Willy, and John Joe Burke, Ruth Teahan, Nora Wynne, Angela Casey and the late Francis Burke, Mary Coca, and Vera Thompson.  

Joe was born in Athenry, County Galway, Ireland on October 16, 1934.  He was retired from PG&E with 38 years of service. 
Joe was a very gentle soul who will be greatly missed by his family and all his neighbors in Belmont.

Rosary at Crippen & Flynn Carlmont Chapel, 1111 Alameda de las Pulgas in Belmont on Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 p.m. with a Visitation from 6 to 8pm.               

Funeral Mass at The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 1040 Alameda de las Pulgas in Belmont on Friday, December 6 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment to follow at Skylawn Memorial Park in San Mateo.

The family request In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to the in Joe's name. Sign the guestbook at


Funeral Home

Crippen & Flynn Carlmont Chapel (FD1825)
1111 Alameda de las Pulgas Belmont, CA 94002
(650) 595-4103
Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2013