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BERNIE M. BURKE

BERNIE M. BURKE Obituary
BURKE, Bernie M. 88 All-American Captain of 1949 BC Hockey Team of Newton and Bonita Springs, FL entered into eternal rest on August 13, 2013. Devoted husband for over 49 years to the late Jacqueline (Wallace) Burke. Loving father of Joseph of Braintree, Kristen Grant and her husband Warren of Queens, NY, John and his wife Mary of Albany, NY and Thomas and his wife Tracy of Sutton. Devoted grandfather of Kevin, Jillian, Michael, Taylor and Sara. Favorite brother-in-law of Eleanor Bernard. Son of the late Bernard M. and Margaret (Mullen). Funeral from the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home, 63 Chestnut Hill Ave. (nr. Brighton Courthouse) BRIGHTON, Monday at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington Street, Newton at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting Hours Sunday 4-8 p.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. Late owner of Burke Drugstore Newton. BC High Hall of Fame and BC Athletic Hall of Fame, Goalie on BC s 1949 National Championship Hockey Team, Member of the US National Hockey Team who won the Silver Medal in World Championship in London 1950, BC Freshman Hockey Coach 1951-1971, Goalie Coach 1971-1993, One of the founding members of BC Hockey Pikes Peak Club, longtime college hockey and football official, board member Peoples Federal Savings Bank. Navy Veteran WW II member 8th Beach Battalion in the European and Pacific Theaters. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Bernie may be made to the Pikes Peak Club Conte Forum, Room 309, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Funeral Home Handicapped Accessible. For directions and guest book please visit www.lehmanreen.com Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home Brighton617-782-1000
Published in The Boston Globe from Aug. 16 to Aug. 18, 2013
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