Obituary of Barbara J. Burke
Barbara J. Burke, age 97 of Hamburg, New York, formerly of Eden, New York died November 25, 2019. She was born in 1922 in Buffalo, New York. She was a daughter of the late William H. and Ella (McConnell) Jones. Barbara was a graduate of the University of Buffalo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 1952 and received her Master’s Degree in Education from Buffalo State in 1971. She proudly served in the United States Navy from 1943-1946. She also worked for Marine Midland Bank as well as the Eden Town Courts as a Court Clerk. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Hamburg. She enjoyed volunteering for the American Red Cross and the Hamburg Elementary School. She was a past member of the Eden Garden Club as well as a retired Senior Vol. Program for Erie County. She was once active in the Lafayette High School Association.
Besides her parents, Barbara is predeceased by her husband, the late William T. Burke, her twin brother Bruce Jones and a sister Gloria Ader
Barbara is survived by her children Kevin and Patrick (Marilyn) Burke, her grandchildren; Caitlin and Laura and 3 Great Grandchildren; Avery, Kassidy and Kennedy.
Also survived by 4 nieces and 1 nephew.
A Memorial Service will be held on January 4, 2020 at 1:00PM in the Trinity Episcopal Church, 261 E. Main St. Hamburg, NY.
Arrangements entrusted to Laing Funeral Home Inc., 2724 W. Church St. Eden, NY
Flowers gratefully decline. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo.
Words of sympathy may be left on www.LaingFuneralHome.com