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Richard R. Burke
June 6, 1937 - Dec. 1, 2012
Richard Roy Burke, age 75, passed away at home.
Rich was born in San Francisco to Richard and Mary Burke, who preceded him in death; as well as his son Richard. He married Delfina Lopez in 1955, lived in San Francisco and in 1965 moved to Pacifica. He served 2 years in the United States Marine Corps and was a proud member of Teamster Union, Local 85 for over 40 years. He was a classic car enthusiast, enjoyed meeting with his friends for coffee and watching cowboy movies, especially Gene Autry. Rich is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Delfina Burke, four children: Jessie Burke, Ronda Hamilton, Regina Morrison, and Rolando Burke, 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, a large extended family and many friends. A viewing will be held at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Avenue, Daly City, CA on Thursday, December 6th from 3-9pm, with the Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. also at Duggan's Serra Mortuary on Friday, December 7th, immediately following will be a Funeral Procession to Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA. The family asks in lieu of flowers, please donate to Edgewood Center for Children and Families, 1801 Vicente Street, San Francisco.


Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Dec. 5, 2012
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