Susan Burke, 63, a resident of Canton and Monument Beach, passed away Dec. 4, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Mexico, Susan was raised in Texarkana, Texas. Susan attended Texas High School and East Texas State University, majoring in Music Performance. While in college, she met her husband and they settled in Canton, where Susan became a successful real estate agent. As a realtor, Susans reputation generated professional respect and success. Susan was the beloved wife of retired Special Agent James C. Burke; and loving mother of Meghan (Burke) Curtin and mother-in-law to Christopher Curtin. Susan was the daughter of Gene and Janice Moss; and loving sister to her brothers, Paul, William and Michael Moss (deceased) her sister Kate (Moss) Hurst. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and a strong network of friends who helped carry her spirits during Susans lengthy illness. Throughout Susans life, her ultimate pride and joy was in raising her daughter Meghan, and being the doting Gam to her two granddaughters, Maeve Elise Curtin and Amelia James Curtin. Visitation hours were held Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, 2-6 p.m. at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Hwy. (Rte. 28A), West Falmouth. A memorial service was held Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Hwy. (Rte. 28A), West Falmouth, 508-540-4172. Gifts may be made in memory of Susan Burke to Dana Farber Cancer Institute Memorial Contributions, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168, or HopeHospice, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601. For online guest book and directions www.ccgfuneralhome.com.
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Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home
584 Old Main Road (Route 28A) West Falmouth, MA 02540
Published in The Canton Journal from Dec. 6 to Dec. 13, 2013