Grace Joy Burke (1927 - 2019)

  • "Aunt Gracie was definitely one of a kind. There was..."
    - Fair William "Billy"
  • "We have always enjoyed our visits with Aunt Grace. She made..."
    - John and Debbie Fair
  • - Diana Bellotti Bell
  • "Aunt Gracie was more than an Aunt to me, I always looked at..."
    - John Fair
  • "So very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. My deepest to..."
    - Kay Ware
Service Information
Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care
3287 Washington Road
McMurray, PA
15317
Visitation
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care
3287 Washington Rd.
McMurray, PA
View Map
Service
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
6:00 PM
Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care
3287 Washington Rd.
McMurray, PA
View Map
Obituary

Grace Joy Burke, 92, of Washington, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

She was born February 6, 1927, a daughter of the late Mary and Melvin Hooley.

She was the beloved wife of the late John Burke; loving mother of Janice (Joseph) Bonus, Barbara (Edward) McKinney and Robert (Beverly) Burke; cherished grandmother of Denise (Steve) Burke Polansky, Kristin (Jeremy) Bloom, Erin (Jon) Weston and Lori (Shawn) Areford; adored great-grandmother of Laney, Gage, Gianna, Gabrielle, Miranda, Katie, Cameron, Jacob and Logan; dear sister of Sara (Alden) Dodd; also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Grace loved doing puzzles like Sudoku, word searches and jigsaw puzzles. She enjoyed cooking, baking and having family dinners. She enjoyed spending time outdoors on her porch or in her gazebo. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Family and friends are welcome from 4 until the 6 p.m. hour of service Tuesday, August 13, at Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, 724-260-5546. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Autism Speaks at autismspeaks.org, or Gateway Hospice, 95 West Beau Street, Washington, PA 15301. View and sign the family's guest book at pittsburghcremation.com.






Published in Observer-Reporter from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2019
Give others a chance to express condolences. Not right now.