Joseph W. "Butch" Burke (1955 - 2019)

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Joseph W. "Butch" Burke, 63, of Shenandoah, passed away Saturday at his residence.

Born in Shenandoah, July 24, 1955, he was a son of Elizabeth "Betty" Brennan Burke, of Shenandoah, and the late Victor L. Burke.

He was a graduate of Shenandoah Valley High School.

Joseph was a peacetime Army veteran.

He was a self-employed plumber.

Surviving are one son, Joseph W. Burke, of Patriotic Hill, Mahanoy City; one daughter, Gabriel Burke, of Maine; one granddaughter; brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements. To leave a condolence for Butch's family, please visit

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Published in Republican & Herald on Apr. 16, 2019
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