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Gerald "Jerry" J. Burke

January 25, 1925 June 1, 2018
Gerald "Jerry" J.  Burke
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BURKE, Gerald J. "Jerry" age 93, of Fenton, died Friday, June 1, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM Monday, June 4, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 600 N. Adelaide St., Fenton with Rev. Fr. Robert Copeland celebrant. Interment will be held 9 AM Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Visitation will be held 3-8 PM Sunday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton where a scripture service will be held 7 PM Sunday evening. Visitation will also be held 10 AM - 11 AM Monday at the church. Jerry was born January 25, 1925 in Detroit, the son of Harry and Viola (LaClare) Burke. He was a Journeyman Die Maker and retired as a Purchasing Agent from Ford Motor Company in 1980. Jerry served in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service during World War II. He had many hobbies and received blue ribbons and other awards for oil paintings, woodworking, bridge, golf, sailing and singing. He served on the Board of Directors for several organizations including the Barbershoppers during his 38 years of retirement. He is survived by: seven children, Frances (Jerry) Maddock, Patricia (Phil) Tabor, Mary (Don Pollie) Burke, Michael (Debbie Clement) Burke, Barbara (Tim) Lambitz, Thomas (Linda Griggs) Burke; and Ellen Burke; 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and sister, Carol Wainwright. Jerry was preceded in death by: his wife of 66 years, Anne (Sporer) Burke in 2013; and his brother, Robert Burke. Tributes may be share at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

3

Jun

3:00 PM 6/3/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/3/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Vigil Service

Sunday

3

Jun

7:00 PM 6/3/2018 7:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Visitation

Monday

4

Jun

10:00 AM 6/4/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

600 North Adelaide Street
Fenton, MI 48430

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
600 North Adelaide Street Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

4

Jun

11:00 AM 6/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

600 North Adelaide Street
Fenton, MI 48430

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
600 North Adelaide Street Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48442

4200 Belford Road Holly 48442 MI
United States
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