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Brian Martin Burke


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Brian Martin Burke

AGE: 62 • Howell

Brian Martin Burke, 62 of Howell, New Jersey died on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey.

Born Tuesday, April 5, 1955 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Brian was the son of the late John Harold and Helen Burke.

Raised in Edison, Brian graduated from JP Stevens High School and Middlesex County College. Brian would marry his wife Dawn (Kontos) and they would move to Howell where they have resided for the past 30 years. Brian was active in the Boy Scouts, serving as webmaster for Troop 150, he would see his son Sean through to Eagle Scout. Brian was also an active member of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh of Old Bridge, where he also served a stint as webmaster for a few years. An outdoor enthusiast, he loved boating, fishing, hunting and obtained a Captain's License. He spend summers on Barnegat Bay and at his home in Seaside Park. Brian was retired but the former sole owner of Burke Trucking Company.

Brian is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years Dawn, by his loving son Sean and by an extended family of many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am on Friday, June 2, 2017 at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Farmingdale NJ

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Michael Hegarty & John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals and Cremation Service, 3377 US Highway 9, Old Bridge, New Jersey.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.HegartyScaliaFuneralHome.com In leiu of flowers, donations can be made to Boy Scouts of America http://www.scouting.org/Alumni/SupportScouting.aspx
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 31, 2017
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