Francis P. Burke

Francis P. Burke, age 79, of Stratford, passed away December 12, 2012.

Mr. Burke was born in the Bronx, NY and was a longtime Trumbull resident before moving to Stratford.

A retired C.P.A. , he was employed with Arthur Young, Avis Rental Car, Intech Leasing and LTI Leasing during his career. He served as a lector at St. Catherine of Siena Parish where he was an active member.

He was an avid golfer serving as treasurer of the Mill River Country Club, where he was a longtime member. He also served on the Golf Commission for the Town of Trumbull, and was on the Board of Directors at St. Joseph's High School.

Survivors include his beloved wife Mary Kay (Brennan) Burke of Stratford; four children Lynn Burke of London, England, Maureen Bosetti and her husband Stefano of Montclair, NJ, Stephen Burke and his wife Tracy of Trumbull, and Kevin Burke of Santa Monica, CA; two sisters Margaret Corrigan and her husband Jack of Ramsey, NJ and Eileen Burke of the Bronx, NY; two sister-in-laws Joan Burke of Hempstead, NY and Sheila Burke of Piermont, NY; five grandchildren Max, Blake, Owen, Alex, and Allie and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son Peter Burke; his brothers John and Joseph Burke; his sister Mary McPeak and his brother-in-law Harry McPeak.

Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Road, Trumbull, handled arrangements. Burial in Nichols Village Cemetery.

MMemorial contributions may be made to the Peter Burke Scholarship with Trumbull High School.

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