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James C. “Jimmy”, BURKE
July 17, 2017


BURKE, James C. “Jimmy”, of Winthrop, passed away on July 17, 2017. He was 65. He was the cherished son of the late Peter J. Sr. and Margaret M. (Brown) Burke. Dear brother of Peter Burke Jr. of Winthrop and Thomas Burke of West Roxbury, Dr. Margaret Lee of Wilmette, IL, and Mary Kinnear of Atkinson, NH. and the late John “Jackie” Burke. Beloved uncle of Katie Finn of Saugus, PJ Burke of Winthrop, Matthew, Andrew and Emily Burke of West Roxbury and Kate Fester and Tippy Lee of Wilmette, IL, and Patrick Burke of Boston. Jimmy loved entertaining, playing his guitar and singing karaoke with his wide circle of friends. He was a graduate of St. Dominic Savio High School in East Boston. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St. Winthrop on Thurs, July 27 at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited. Please go directly to church. Donations in his name can be made to St. John the Evangelist Church. Committal after the Mass will be in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Funeral arrangements are from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. Winthrop. For guestbook, please visit:

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Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home
210 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152