Helen Grace Burke

Helen Grace "Punky" Burke, 76, of Duryea, died Thursday at University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia. She and her husband, Paul, celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary on June 24.

Also surviving are a son, David Burke and wife, Heather, of Duryea; daughter, Rachael Carns and husband, James, of Sewell, N.J.; brothers, Edward Miller and wife, Kathy, of Bear Creek; Jack Miller of Thornhurst; and William Miller and wife, Mary, of Duryea; sister, Emma Ruth and husband, Bruce, of Jenkins Twp.; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea, with the Rev. Andrew Sinnott, officiating. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea.

Family and friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Rosary School, 125 Stephenson St., Duryea, PA 18642.

To leave the family an online condolence or for further information, visit www.piontekfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc.
204 Main Street Duryea, PA 18642
(570) 457-4301

Published in Scranton Times on July 28, 2013