BURKE, Joseph Stanley - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of Louise and loving father of Ron (Dorothy), Kevin (Frank) and Valerie. Beloved "Pa" of Alanna (Chris) and Kristyn (Cam). Predeceased by brothers Johnny (Anna), Jimmy and George "Red" (Elsie) and sister Mary (Johnny). Survived by brothers Pat (Audrey) and Alden (Velma) and sister-in-law Doris. Joe was charismatic, principled and lived life large - evidenced by his love for people! Visitation to take place at MCDougall and Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Road, Scarborough, 416-267-4656, on Thursday, December 27th, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Mass to be held on Friday, December 28th at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 3216 Lawrence Avenue East, Scarborough. Interment at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens, 541 Taunton Road West, Ajax. As expressions of sympathy and remembrance, donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated.