C. Burke passed away at his home in Hartford, Friday, Aug. 13th, after
an illness of several months.
Deceased was in his
79th year, and was the oldest of a family of nine children of the late
Rev. John Burke, missionary to the Indians. Mr. Burke's life has been
mostly spent in Hartford, except for brief residences in Brantford and
Waterford. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge and Foresters and was a
member and faithful attendant of the Baptist church. He will be greatly
missed by a large circle of friends.
funeral was held from his late residence on Sunday, Aug. 15th, the
bearers being Messrs. Richard, George and J. J. Burke, A. S. Zavitz, W.
Church and I. Wilcox. After interment an impressive memorial service,
which was largely attended, was held in the church, Rev. Mr. Gregory
his widow, Mr. Burke is survived by four brothers, J. J. and Richard, of
Brantford, George of Hagersville, and Harmon of Chicago. Six children
also mourn the loss of a loving father and friend: Mrs. T. H.
Huckberrough and Mrs. Wilfred Nicolson of Winnipeg, Miss Lorena Burke of
Springfield, Mass., Mrs. A. S. Zavitz of Waterford, Theodore Burke of
Hartford, and Rev. Norman Burke of Highlands, Alta.