1933 - 2019
{ "" }
Share FRANCIS's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
FRANCIS "FRANK" N. BURKE, 85, of New Haven, Ind., passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at 12:35 a.m. at Majestic Care of New Haven. Born Aug. 2, 1933 in Montclair, N.J., he was a son of the late J. Edward Burke and Myrtle (Nugent) Burke. He attended Notre Dame University, was a self-employed accountant and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Orchard Ridge Country Club. He is survived by sons, Robert (Teresa) Burke of Fort Wayne and Cristopher (Cuongvu) Burke of Irving, Texas; daughter, Kathryn (Doug) Houser; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Jay (Mari Jayne) Burke of Montgomery, Texas and Gary (Ricky Edwards) Burke of Franklinton, N.C; and two nephews. He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Burke. Memorial Mass is 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at St. John the Baptist Church, Fairfield Ave., with visitation one hour prior to the service starting at noon. Preferred memorials to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home or Cancer Services of N.E. Indiana.

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 6, 2019.
No memorial events are currently scheduled. To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one.
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
1 entry
January 7, 2019
To Frank's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11, 12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give us a future and a hope, and that if we come and pray to Him, He will listen to us. May that bring you comfort at this difficult time.
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences