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Martha A. Burke

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Martha A. Burke

AGE: 94 • Newfield, NJ

Martha A. Burke, age 94, passed from this life on December 7, 2015. Born and raised in Newfield, NJ, she took her nurse's training at St. Luke's and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She then settled in New Castle, where she would live for more than 60 years, working for both the A.I. Dupont Institute and the Delaware State Hospital.

Preceded in death by two sons, Douglas and Dwight Burke, she is survived by her beloved husband of more than 66 years, Albert Burke; a sister, Kathleen Zinski; daughters, Donna Willard (Robert) and Doreen Dunnigan; son, Dennis Burke (Holly), three granddaughters, five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services and interment will be private.

Published in The News Journal from Dec. 10 to Dec. 13, 2015
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