Obituary: Kevin Burke, 29, of Melrose

Burke died Monday, Feb. 24.

Kevin Burke. Photo credit: DeVito Funeral Home
Kevin Burke. Photo credit: DeVito Funeral Home
The following is from DeVito Funeral Home.

Kevin Thomas Burke, of Melrose and Stoneham, died Monday, Feb. 24.

Beloved son of John F. and Helen D. (Hughes) Burke of Maryland, formerly of Melrose. Brother of John, Katherine Woodard and husband Michael, Anna, Emily Charbonneau and husband Paul, Thomas, Mary, Maggie and Jimmy. Uncle of Asher Charbonneau and Eleanor Woodard. Grandson of John and Rosemary Burke of Melrose and Helen Eggleston of Melrose and the late Charles Eggleston and Thomas Hughes. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral from The McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St., STONEHAM, on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10 a.m. A visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Interment Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kevin’s memory to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Kevin served in the U.S. Army 101st Field Artillery as a Sergeant during Operation Iraqi Freedom. For obit, directions, guestbook, visit www.mcdonaldfs.com.


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