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Burke, Garreth Michael (Gary)

February 8, 1952 - December 18, 2017


Burke, Gary passed away peacefully at the age of 65 years on December 18, 2017 at the Irene Thomas Hospice in Delta, BC

Predeceased by his father Edward in 1995 and brother Edward in 1949.

Survived by his loving wife Linda Burke; children Andrew (Camille), Angela (Brad), Anthony (Seka), Aaron (Jessica); grandchildren Madison, David, Denver and Fallon; siblings Tom, Elizabeth, Bonnie, Ted, Rick, Bob, Dennis, Paul, Jerry, David, Beverly, Brenda, Pat, Mike, and Ken; and mother Eleanor.

Gary was a member of the Sheet Metal Worker’s Union Local 280, he belonged to the Fraser Valley Pool league and Kennedy Heights Senior Centre



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From: Bakerview Community Crematorium & Celebration Centre

Bakerview Community Crematorium & Celebration Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Ralph Boyce
Relation: Work friend from Worksafe BC.

My condolences to the family. Gary, you fought the hard fight. You wouldn’t give in. Rest In Peace my friend.

From: Sonia Neary Harvey
Relation: My favorite nephew.

My condolences to all the family. Gary was a wonderful human being. May he rest in peace.

From: Dolly Dwyer
Relation: First cousin

Aunt Eleanor, all of Gary’s brothers and sisters and Gary’s wife, Linda, his children and grand children I offer my sincere condolences for Gary’s passing. I remember Gary from long ago. He and I are the same age. God bless his kind and gentle soul and I pray you all have strength to help you grieve his passing.

From: Gerry McDonald
Relation: friend

We met Mike Burke in 1986 and have been friends ever since…Over the years we befriended all the Burke clan and met Gary through family reunions and more recently at Mikes wedding….from Gerry Ann Tia and Vicky we are thinking of you all while you miss Gary.

From: john and janice watkins
Relation: pool league

gary was a true friend and was always there with a lending hand and always a gentleman until the end he will be missed and thought of always r.i.p.

From: Kenny Brown

Miss ya already buddy. some things will just never be the same.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
December 23, 2017
Beginning at 11:00am

St. Bernadette Catholic Church
6543 - 132 Avenue
Surrey, BC Canada V3W 4L4

Reception to follow in the Parish Hall.

6543 - 132 Avenue
Surrey, BC Canada V3W 4L4

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The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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