John J. Burke Sr.

John J.,Burke Sr., a retired laborer, died at the Bostonian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dorchester, Thursday April 14, 2011. He was 75 years old.Born in County Mayo, Ireland he came to Boston as a young man and worked amny years as a laborer with the Local 223 Laborers Union. Beloved husband of Mary (O’Malley) Burke. Dear father of John J. Burke, Jr. and his wife Christine of Weymouth, Mary Haggan and her husband Alan and Ann Blakeslee and her husband, Ray, all of Braintree. Survived by four loving grandchildren, six brothers and four sisters in England, Ireland and the United States. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mark’s Church, 1725 Dorchester Avenue, DORCHESTER, Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Monday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.