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Joseph Philip Burke

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Joseph Philip Burke Obituary
Joseph Philip Burke

AGE: 71 • Long Branch

Joseph Philip Burke, 71 of Long Branch passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, after a short courageous battle with Cancer,. Joseph was born in NYC, NY and lived in Long Branch for the past 19 years, where he was loved by all his neighbors and was a familiar face on the boardwalk.

He retired in 2008 after working for many years as a truck driver for Yellow Freight , East Brunswick, NJ. Joe's other job, which he took great pride in, was being the "Best Husband In The World". He was also known by family and friends as being a "Gardener Extraordinaire". Joe was loved by many and will be missed very much, especially by his beloved and sweet dog "Cassie", and his heart broken wife.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Joan Brady Burke, parents, John and Margaret(Varley) Burke, siblings, Patrick Burke, Michael Burke, John Burke and Mary Knight. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years Donna Domenicali, step sons, Sean Brady and Daniel Brady, sisters, Anne Reynolds and Alice Boylan, long time friends, Gary Johnson and Bob Mulligan.

In lieu of flowers donations in Joe's memory to Villalobos Rescue Center, PO Box 771127, New Orleans, LA 70177 or at, would be greatly appreciated.

Visitation will be held at the Hoffman Funeral Home, 415 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 3-5pm and 7-9pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10am on Friday, October 6, 2017 at St. James R.C. Church, 94 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ. Interment will be private.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 4, 2017
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