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Bill Burke
July 26, 2013

William "Bill" Burke - North Atlantic Region

William Burke of Valley Cottage passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on July 21, 2013. He was 82. Bill was born in the Bronx and was a resident of Valley Cottage for over 50 years. He was a retired NYC Police Captain and went on to a successful career with USDA, Office of Inspector General. He proudly served as a Marine in the Korean War. Bill was predeceased by the woman he adored, his wife, Alice. He was also predeceased by his beloved daughter, Deborah Quinn. Bill is survived by his deeply loved sons, Bill Burke and his wife Theresa, Jim Burke and his wife Tricia, Anthony Burke, and his beloved daughters, Mary Burke and Elizabeth Burke-McNutt and her husband Peter. Bill is also survived by his six cherished grandchildren, Catherine, Tommy, Jim and his wife Megan, Will and his fiance Candace, Meghan, and Patrick.

Bill was greatly loved and his spirit will forever remain in our hearts.

Funeral information:

  • Higgins Funeral Home
    321 South Main Street
    New City, NY 10956
    Viewing, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 2-4 and 7-9

    St. Paul Church
    82 Lake Rd East
    Congers, NY 10920
    Funeral Mass, Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM

    Gethsemane Cemetery