Obituary of Clarence Burke
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CLARENCE C. BURKE, 81, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at St. Andrews Gregory Wing surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Eastport November 26, 1927 the son of Joseph W. and Violet B. Burke. Clarence attended school in Vanceboro. He was a veteran serving with the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Houston during WWII. In 1963 he and his family moved to Boothbay Harbor from Vanceboro where he worked for the Department of Marine Resources until his retirement in 1988. Clarence loved the outdoors and always enjoyed the many hunting and fishing trips he had with family and friends, especially ln the yearly hunting trip to #3 Pond in Lee, Maine. He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth (Brothers) Burke and his parents. He is survived by one son Joseph and wife Pam of Oakland; a daughter, Ann St. Pierre and husband Dale of Boothbay; granddaughter Ruth Ann of Oakland; two brothers, William and Gerald of Massachusetts; a nephew Bobby and niece Patty of Massachusetts. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on October 16th at Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make a donation in Clarence’s memory to a charity of their choice. On-line condolences may be placed at www.directcremationofmaine.com.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Clarence Burke, please visit our Tree Store
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