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DeVol Funeral Home
2222 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC



Born July 18, 1946 in St. Paul, MN, Margaret Mary Rose passed away at her home in Washington, DC on December 21, 2017. Predeceased by her beloved husband Edward J. Rose, her parents, Chief Justice and Mrs. Warren E. Burger, and her brother, Wade Allan Burger. she is survived by her sister-in-law, Leonora Burger, her nieces, Lindsey Burger and Annie Barber, and close friends including Father James McCurry and Rosalie Contreras. The family would like to express their appreciation to Margaret Mary's devoted caregivers Pamela Turner-Douglas and Juliana Abrams.
Visitation will be held at Old St. Mary's Church, 727 Fifth St., NW, Washington, DC. on December 27, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. followed by a Traditional Latin Requiem Mass at 3 p.m. Graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. on December 29 at St. John's Cemetery, 885 East St., New Bedford, MA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the , the Coalition Ecclesia Dei, or the Conventual Franciscan Friars of Marytown, Inc. Please view and sign the family's online guest book at:

Published in The Washington Post from Dec. 24 to Dec. 26, 2017
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