Margaret (Andrews) Burke (1932 - 2019)

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Service Information
Maddox Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Front Royal, VA
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Maddox Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
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Funeral service
Thursday, May 16, 2019
11:00 AM
Maddox Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
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Margaret Andrews Burke, 86, of Front Royal, Virginia, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Winchester Medical Center.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, May 16 at 11 a.m. at Maddox Funeral Home with Pastor Carrie Evans officiating. Interment will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens at Waterlick.

Mrs. Burke was born September 10, 1932 in Warren County, Virginia, daughter of the late James Franklin Andrews and Amanda Knight Andrews.

She was a member of the Front Royal Presbyterian Church since 1965.

She worked for many years for the Warren Sentinel.

She was married to the late Luther Franklin Burke, who preceded her in death in 2008.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda B. Funk and husband Larry of Front Royal; one son, Allen Luther Burke and wife Margaret of Orlando, Florida; one sister, Mildred Cornwell of Front Royal; three grandsons, William Michael Funk and fiancee Tessa Matthews of Front Royal, and Luther "Luke" Thomas Burke and Robert "Robbie" Franklin Burke, both of Orlando, Florida; three great-grandchildren, Bryce Michael Funk of Elkton, and Landry Michael Funk and Paisleigh Nicole Funk, both of Front Royal; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister, Catherine Showers.

Pallbearers will be William Funk, Choo Jenkins, David Carter Jr., William Burke II, Luther "Luke" Thomas Burke, and Chris Harvey.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at the funeral home.

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Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on May 14, 2019
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