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Joseph Francis Rorke Veteran
August 04, 2019


RORKE, Joseph Francis of West Roxbury, August 4, 2019 District Fire Chief (BFD Ret). Beloved husband of Helen M. (Burke). Loving father of Kathleen Lopez and her husband John of Charlestown, Joseph Rorke and Deborah of Westford, Donna Bradley and her husband Michael of Natick, Maureen Martin of Needham, and the late Eileen Kirby. Devoted grandfather of Steven, Diana, and Elizabeth Bradley, Julie and Janelle Lopez, Courtney Rorke, Brian, Sean and Joseph Martin and great-grandfather of Griffin Joseph Bradley. Brother of the late Rev. William T. Rorke. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Proud Veteran US Navy WWII and Korea, District Fire Chief BFD, Assistant Fire Marshall. Visiting Hours at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Monday, August 12th from 10-11am. followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 11:30am. Relatives and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to For directions and guestbook

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Gormley Funeral Service
2055 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132